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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
At a time when California businesses are struggling to stay open Prop 15 imposes a $12.5 billion tax hike that will be the nail in the coffin for many of California businesses.  Struggling to keep their doors open, afford rent, pay employees, and more, businesses need more economic incentivization to create jobs for the unemployed, not more financial burdens. November 2020’s Proposition 15 will more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
It takes strong commerce to build vibrant communities and neighborhoods rely on local tax dollars for those vibrant communities. No one ever expected or prepared for an unprecedented crisis that is facing us and forcing businesses to close, employees to lose jobs and our worlds being turned upside down. COVID-19, is here and is having a major economic impact both globally and locally. While more
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Friday, April 26, 2019
On April 30, 2018, The California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the case of Dynamex Operations West vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles. An important takeaway from this landmark case is the transition in how the California Supreme Court views workers’ rights. With this decision we are seeing the courts trend in favor of the employee/ individual and with this decision the court has more
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Friday, April 26, 2019
San Diego is home to the largest concentration of the military personnel in the world. According to a San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) study there are currently 143,000 active duty personnel, with an increase of 15,000 more on the way in the near future. As a major hub for the military San Diego is also home to 214,000 veterans. The military and San Diego go hand in hand, as the more
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Monday, November 19, 2018
  When small business fails, we are all impacted but rarely understand why. In a world where everything can be bought by the click of a button, it is becoming even more critical that communities make a concentrated effort to shop locally. While the convenience of online shopping is unmatched, it may be costing you more than you think. Studies have shown when consumers shop local, significantly more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
By Debra Rosen Published by San Diego Union-Tribune, Full Commentary The House has released a sweeping national tax reform bill that affects mortgage interest payments. The proposed legislation places a lower cap on interest payments from a home loan of at least one million dollars to only $500,000. California homeowners, especially those in San Diego County with a mortgage debt of over more
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