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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma Provides Valuable New Information on Tax Relief and Food Access

March 23, 2020

Contact: Mark DeSio

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma today announced she has added new resource lists on tax relief and food access to the State Treasurer’s website, which already includes a list of resources for small businesses. View the tax relief list here, the food list here, and the small business list here.

The tax list provides the latest news on changes in regulations and deadlines and phone numbers and links to relevant agencies. The food access list also contains phone numbers and links to organizations that have information regarding food banks, where to pick up school meals, grocery store hours, and nonprofit and government programs. The small business list has information about new government and private sector programs and loans for small businesses.

“These new lists are part of my continuing efforts to keep Californians informed about changing rules and deadlines and give them access to resources that will help them navigate these troubled times more effectively,” said Treasurer Ma.

This list will be updated periodically. If you have a resource to share, please contact Gloria Li

Fiona Ma is California’s 34th State Treasurer. She was elected on November 6, 2018 with more votes (7,825,587) than any other candidate for treasurer in the state's history. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant (CPA) elected to the position. The State Treasurer’s Office was created in the California Constitution in 1849. It provides financing for schools, roads, housing, recycling and waste management, hospitals, public facilities, and other crucial infrastructure projects that better the lives of residents. California is the world’s fifth-largest economy and Treasurer Ma is the state’s primary banker. Her office processes more than $2 trillion in payments within a typical year. She provides transparency and oversight for the government’s investment portfolio and accounts, as well as for the state’s surplus funds. Treasurer Ma oversees an investment portfolio of more than $97.5 billion, approximately $28.7 billion of which are local government funds. She serves as agent for sale for all State bonds, and is trustee on over $94 billion of outstanding debt.

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