The Orfalea College of Business (OCOB) cancelled the Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA) this year due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. VITA was a free program where Cal Poly students helped low-income taxpayers file their taxes. VITA would host gatherings several times throughout tax season to offer their services to community members. Finance […]
This year, San Luis Obispo City Council proposed a 1% sales tax increase. The tax, called Measure G-20, would produce more than $21 million annually and would filter into the city’s general fund. After tax, Measure G would raise the cost of a $10 shirt from $10.75 to $10.88. The city currently has a 7.75% […]
The Cal Poly Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is providing free tax-return-preparation assistance in an effort to aid underprivileged communities in the San Luis Obispo community. As part of the VITA Senior Project class (BUS 416), more than 125 business administration students host VITA clinics every Saturday. The Winter clinics started Feb. 2 and […]
This letter reflects the opinions of Sebastian Hamirani, an economics senior and president of Cal Poly Democrats.
For parents, paid leave guarantees the chance to settle in to their changed life without fear of becoming financially unstable.
California college students won’t see any reductions or exemptions for more than a year. Until then, buying online could the best option for the best price. Perhaps in June 2010 students will return to the campus bookstores and foot a more reasonable bill.
With a $564 million shortfall for the year, legislators are scrambling for ideas on how to keep the quality of education in California’s school system at its current level while battling the deficit.