California Eliminate Tax Benefits in Enterprise Zones (2014)
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If the initiative had qualified for the ballot and been approved by the state's voters, it would have eliminated the additional state income tax deductions and credits that can be taken by businesses operating within economically distressed areas designated as enterprise zones under California law.
Supporters of the measure called it the "Corporate Tax Break Accountability Act."
Text of measure
- "Eliminates the additional state income tax deductions and credits that may be taken by businesses operating within economically distressed areas designated as enterprise zones under California law."
Fiscal impact statement:
- "Increased state revenues of around $1 billion per year upon full implementation. Potential net increases or decreases in revenues of certain local governments depending on how the elimination of enterprise zones affects future decisions of businesses about where to locate, expand, or hire workers."
Path to the ballot
- Lance Olson submitted a letter requesting a ballot title on June 18, 2013.
- A ballot title and summary were issued by the Attorney General of California's office on July 5, 2013.
- 504,760 valid signatures were required for qualification purposes.
- The 150-day circulation deadline for #13-0005 was December 2, 2013.
- No signatures were filed by the filing deadline.