California, Schwarzenegger to increase tax on car repair, avoiding state Bailout $ 9 bn
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday proposed a temporary 1.5 percent sales tax increase to deal with California's worsening fiscal crisis, which has created an $11.2 billion deficit in this year...
California needs a state bailout or increase tax; proposals:
o One unpaid day for workers
o Sales tax on car repairs
The most controversial part of the governor's plan may be his proposal to levy a sales tax on a variety of services, including car repairs and veterinary care, that are currently untaxed. Efforts to impose such taxes have created strong backlashes in some states, notably Florida, where repeated attempts have failed.