Revenue and Taxation

Growth of Behind-the-Meter Electricity Generation: Impacts to State Budget Revenue
Paul Jacobs, February 2021
This report investigates how behind-the-meter electricity generation affects the revenue from state electricity consumption charges—including by erosion and cost shifting—and presents options for legislative consideration.

U.S. Census 2020 and the Role of Nonprofits and Local Governments: Background Paper
Sara Noceto, August 2018
Prepared at the request of the Senate Select Committee on the 2020 United States Census

United States Census 2020: Background Paper
Anisa Jassawalla, May 2018
Prepared at the request of the Senate Select Committee on the 2020 United States Census

Show Me the Money: The Revenue and Tax Structure in California
Gayle Miller, February/March 2014
This PowerPoint presentation offers an overview of the state's general revenue and tax history and how it has fluctuated over time.

Sales Tax Add-Ons: A New Trend in Local Government Finance
Meg Svoboda, January 2012
California now has 132 "special taxing jurisdictions" generating more than $3.7 billion in local government revenue, a figure tax experts predict will grow in the years ahead.

Running Out of Money: California's Unemployment Insurance Fund Faces Insolvency
Rona L. Sherriff, August 2008
Experts predict California's unemployment insurance fund will reach a $3.55 billion deficit by the end of 2010, which would be the largest deficit recorded in the state since the fund was established in 1935.

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