San Francisco Modification of the Payroll Tax, Proposition Q (November 2008)

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A San Francisco Modification of the Payroll Tax, Proposition Q ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.

Election results

Proposition Q
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 233,411 74.2%
No81,17825.8%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition Q: "Shall the City specify that certain partnerships and other businesses are subject to the City's payroll expense tax and expand the payroll expense tax exemption for small businesses so that businesses with annual payroll expenses of $250,000 or less would not have to pay the tax?"[1]

Path to the ballot

Proposition Q was referred to the ballot on July 29, 2008 by a 10-0 vote of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

In favor: Supervisors Ammiano, Chu, Daly, Dufty, Elsbernd, Maxwell, McGoldrick, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval.

Excused: Supervisor Alioto-Pier.

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