enterprise zone http://kvpr.org en Brown Signs Bill To Overhaul Enterprise Zone Program http://kvpr.org/post/brown-signs-bill-overhaul-enterprise-zone-program <p class="p1">California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation to overhaul a controversial tax break for companies that hire workers in low-income communities.&nbsp; Ben Adler has more from Sacramento on that and some of the other bills Brown signed today.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 00:23:03 +0000 Ben Adler 18197 at http://kvpr.org Brown Signs Bill To Overhaul Enterprise Zone Program Brown Going After Enterprise Zones in Budget Proposal http://kvpr.org/post/brown-going-after-enterprise-zones-budget-proposal <p>Governor Jerry Brown is proposing drastic changes to California’s Enterprise Zone program in his latest budget. The zones are located in blighted areas and businesses operating within them can claim tax credits from the state.</p><p>Craig Johnson is President of the California Association of Enterprise Zones. He says Brown’s changes would essentially eliminate the state’s 40 Enterprise Zones. He says the state already has high taxes and high regulations and eliminating tax credits won’t help.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 19:05:28 +0000 Katie Orr 15428 at http://kvpr.org Brown Going After Enterprise Zones in Budget Proposal Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Could See Changes Next Year http://kvpr.org/post/enterprise-zone-tax-credit-could-see-changes-next-year <p></p><p>California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders say they’re not looking at more tax increases now that voters have approved Proposition 30.&nbsp;</p><p>But as Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, tax credits could be on the table, like the controversial Enterprise Zone program.</p><p>California offers 700 million dollars a year in tax credits to businesses who add or retain jobs in economically distressed neighborhoods. &nbsp;</p><p>The governor proposed eliminating Enterprise Zones last year but couldn’t win legislative approval.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:48:12 +0000 Ben Adler 8057 at http://kvpr.org Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Could See Changes Next Year