San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax, June 2009

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A San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax may appear on a special June 2, 2009 election ballot in San Francisco.[1]

Supervisor John Avalos sponsored putting the measure on the June ballot.

The measure if enacted would:

  • Impose a 1 % tax on businesses with gross receipts in excess of $2 million
  • Impose a 1.4% tax on commercial real estate leasing with gross receipts in excess of $2 million
  • Impose a .5 % Sales Tax Increase for Emergency Health and Human Services and Public Protection
  • Increase the city's 8.5% sales tax to 9% for three years.

References

  1. San Francisco Examiner, "June election approved", February 4, 2009