Corporate taxes would increase on companies that pay CEOs 100-400 times more than workers.
Currently California taxes corporate income at a top rate of 8.84 percent, the 10th highest rate in the country. If enacted, this proposal would raise the top corporate rate to 13 percent, which would be the highest in the country.
If it isn't enough that California has the highest rates in the US for state individual income taxes, sales taxes, and gasoline taxes, Sen Desaulnier wants to add corporate taxes to that list. And simultaneously drive businesses out of the state.
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