Avenu / MuniServices Requests Governor Newsom’s Signature on AB 147 to Implement Wayfair

As an early stakeholder, we are honored to request the Governor’s signature on landmark legislation implementing Wayfair in California. We join the State Treasurer, and the respective author’s and Chairs of the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and Senate Governance and Finance Committee in supporting AB 147. Read More Here

California Policy Update / Legislative Proposals

This comprehensive report covers legislation introduced to-date during the 2019 California legislative session.  To-date over 2,628 measures have been introduced and many impact local revenues and administration. Issues include, sales tax exemptions, Wayfair implementation, property tax/redevelopment, recording fees, cannabis/hemp, gambling, utility users tax, business license, consumer privacy, housing funding, water, contracting and other issues.

Economic News and Trends

Get an updated snapshot of national economic data for multiple industries that can support your municipal and county planning.  This report includes holiday 2018 spending trends and 2019 economic forecasts.

Formal Regulations Adopted Implementing Cannabis Control

The Bureau of Cannabis Control regulations take effect immediately.  Contact our experts listed in the report for implementation requirements, including new laws pertaining to delivery and to discuss new proposed legislation.

Implementing Business License Measures in 2019

Issues include AB 2184, related to identification requirements and form changes,   AB 3002,  disability notices,   SB 946, sidewalk vendors,  and SB 244 consumer privacy.  The report addresses the Dynamex case, and its impact on business licenses.

Economic News & Trends

Get a snapshot of national economic data for multiple industries that can support your municipal and county planning.

Implementing Wayfair – What California is Doing

Avenu was invited to participate in the CDTFA October 24, 2018 stakeholder meeting to discuss the implementation of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. We raised several issues during the meeting, including those related to administrative costs, the CROS system, and also asked for clarification as to how local and district taxes will be treated and allocated.

The CDTFA’s Wayfair Implementation Stakeholder Meeting

Avenu was asked to participate in the CDTFA’s first stakeholder meeting regarding Wayfair’s implementation.

End-of-Session Legislative Guide

Governor Brown acts on legislation.  This report identifies those bills impacting local government revenues and processes while identifying where implementation may be needed.

Cannabis 101 – Unlicensed Cannabis Operators

For Avenu each project engagement starts with knowing that each local jurisdiction must determine what is best for its community. In this policy update we address the issue of dealing with unlicensed cannabis businesses.