BOE Staff to Announce Proposed Gasoline Excise Tax Rate Adjustment

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(Victor Valley)– Board of Equalization (BOE) staff will discuss its proposal to adjust the excise tax rate on gasoline for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The BOE is mandated by law to adjust the excise tax rate for gasoline by March 1st of each year.

When:            Friday, February 14, 2014

10 a.m.

Where:          Board Room

Board of Equalization Headquarters

450 N Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

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Who:              Jaime Garza, BOE Deputy Director for External Affairs

Michele Pielsticker, BOE Chief of Legislation and Research

Brad Williams, Capitol Matrix Consulting

Why:               To explain how BOE staff annually calculates the excise tax rate. A unique, visual demonstration will be presented.

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The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board.  The BOE collects $56 billion annually in taxes and fees supporting state and local government services. It hears business tax appeals, acts as the appellate body for franchise and personal income tax appeals, and serves a significant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes.  For more information on other taxes and fees in California, visit

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