March 22, 2013
Issue #33

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League Supports Federal Marketplace Fairness Act and Amendment into Senate Budget Resolution

City Officials Urged to Send Support Letters Immediately

This week, the League issued a support letter for S. 336/H.R. 684, the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would require out-of-state merchants to collect use taxes for electronic and mail sales.

Key words: Action Item, Revenue and Taxation, Municipal Finance, Technology, Federal, Legislation

League, CSAC, CalPERS to Hold One Day Session on Affordable Care Act on April 2

Register Now for This Free Event

The League of California Cities, the California State Association of Counties, and California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) will hold a one day educational session on the Affordable Care Act and what cities and counties need to know about employee health coverage to ensure 2014 compliance.

Key words: Employee Relations, Meetings and Events

House Committee on Ways and Means Discusses Municipal Bonds Tax Exemption

The House Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Tuesday to discuss tax reform and tax provisions affecting state and local governments, during which the tax exemption for Municipal Bonds was reviewed. 

Key words: Action Item, Federal, Revenue and Taxation

FY 2013–14 HUTA Gas Tax Estimates Now Available for Cities and Counties

The Local Government Finance Almanac has posted FY 2013-14 city and county HUTA gas tax estimates. This data is now available together with an update on California's complicated fuel taxation and allocation system.

Key words: Revenue and Taxation, Municipal Finance, Transportation

U.S. Communities Purchasing Summit

U.S. Communities, the government purchasing alliance sponsored by the League of California Cities, invites purchasing personnel from California cities to attend a Supplier Summit in Torrance on April 2.

Key words: Administrative Services, Meetings and Events
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