sales tax

Auburn officials want their slice of food truck sales tax

When it comes to sales tax generated by food trucks, Auburn officials just want to ensure they’re getting their slice of the pie. Taxation has been the center of much discussion ...

Jim Ruffalo: Auburn’s entrepreneurs prevail in tough times

By now, most of us read the story in The Journal last week where Gov. Jerry Brown was singing the blues because just a month into the state budget, tax revenues are so far south th ...

Wal-Mart tax goes to county

I would like to respond to Mike Stevenson’s letter of April 1 regarding the neutral or even positive effects of having a Wal-Mart store in Auburn. I do not wish to get into the ...

State should keep hands off county, city tax revenues

“We are not Washington. We cannot print money. We cannot run up trillion-dollar deficits. We can only spend what we have.” With that statement Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneg ...

Auburn worked hard to defend against tax raid

Strange as it may seem, serving as a city councilman occasionally resembles an innocent walk in the park that is suddenly interrupted by a steroid-pumped, tattooed man with a knife ...