News & Releases: Archive

2011      

October 21, 2011 (pdf)
SAN FRANCISCO TO REQUEST PROPOSALS FOR BANKING SERVICES

June 9, 2011 (pdf)
MAYOR EDWIN M. LEE AND CITY OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF KINDERGARTEN TO COLLEGE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS

2010       October 5, 2010 (pdf)
MAYOR NEWSOM AND CITY LEADERS LAUNCH “KINDERGARTEN TO COLLEGE” FINANCIAL SAVINGS PROGRAM FOR FAMILIES
April 6, 2010 (pdf)
MAYOR NEWSOM AND TREASURER JOSÉ CISNEROS URGE RESIDENTS TO FILE FOR THE WORKING FAMILIES CREDIT BY APRIL 15
April 1, 2010 (pdf)
Chairwoman of the Board of Equalization Betty Yee and San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros Promote New Stimulus Tax Credits and Free Tax Assistance Program
February 24, 2010 (pdf)
Treasurer José Cisneros urges businesses to take advantage of new online tax system
Jaunary 8, 2010 (pdf)
José Cisneros sworn-in as Treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco
2009       December, 2009
Newsletter (Fall/Winter 2009) - keeping you informed about Treasurer's Office of San Francisco
December 17, 2009 (pdf)
Mayor Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce responsible Payday Lending Program for San Franciscans
"Six San Francisco Credit Unions to offer maximum 18% APR payday loans in comparison to 400% APR offered by for-profit payday lenders"

September, 2009
Newsletter (Summer 2009) - keeping you informed about Treasurer's Office of San Francisco
April 9, 2009 (pdf)
Treasurer José Cisneros announces final push to file taxes for free
"Low income taxpayers who owe no taxes should still file tax returns to claim the federal Earned Income Tax Credit, San Francisco Working Families Credit and other missed credits and benefits"

April, 2009
Newsletter (Spring 2009) - keeping you informed about Treasurer's Office of San Francisco
March 25, 2009 (pdf)
Notice of Opportunity for Prepayment Reduction
February 23, 2009 (pdf)
SF Fair Lending Working group presents recommendations to land use and economic development committee
February 10, 2009 (pdf)
Assessor Phil Ting and Treasurer José Cisneros denounce property tax reassessment scams
"San Francisco homeowners report receiving letter seeking payment of $179 for facilitating property tax reassessment; service can be requested free of charge from Assessor’s Office"

January 31, 2009 (pdf)
Treasurer José Cisneros, Senator Mark Leno, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano and Supervisor Sophie Maxwell Discourage Use of “Rapid Refund” Loans
"Elected Officials and the United Way Kick-off Bay Area’s Largest, FREE Tax Assistance Program, Aiming to Reach 50,000 Families"

2008       November 20, 2008 (pdf)
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce over 24,000 accounts opened for Bank on San Francisco clients "Initial goal of 10,000 accounts more than doubled; Program national model for serving the unbanked"
October 10, 2008 (pdf)
Treasurer José Cisneros celebrates the grand opening of
Mission SF Federal Credit Union
“Real Financial Solutions for Working-class Mission Residents”

October 9, 2008 (pdf)
Treasurer José Cisneros urges San Franciscans to claim millions of dollars in federal Economic Stimulus Payments before October 15
September, 2008
Newsletter (Summer 2008) - keeping you informed about Treasurer's Office of San Francisco
July 30, 2008 (pdf)
Mayor Newsom and Treasurer Cisneros accept the prestigious James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for the City's Bank on San Francisco initiative
April 15, 2008 (pdf)
Bank on San Francisco named one of the Top 50 Programs for Harvard's Innovations in American Government Award.
March 18, 2008
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros launch the Cities for Financial Empowerment Coalition
January 24, 2008
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros commend President Clinton and Governor Schwarzenegger for their national focus on banking the "unbanked" and the announcement of Bank on California

     
2007       November 26, 2007
Over 11,000 unbanked San Franciscans open accounts through "Bank on San Francisco"
May 7, 2007
Mayor Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce plans for small business assistance center
April 11, 2007
Treasurer’s Office Announces Extension of Parking Tax Amnesty Program
April 4, 2007
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce expansion of flagship Working Families Credit Program

     
2006       September 29, 2006
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce a nineteen percent increase in Working Families Credit recipients
September 28, 2006
Mayor Newsom and Treasurer Cisneros Launch Bank on San Francisco Initiative
June 12, 2006
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros host National League of Cities Asset-building Conference
May 17, 2006
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce remarkable increase in Working Families Credit Applications
April 20, 2006
Treasurer José Cisneros Announces New On-Line Property Auction
March 16, 2006
Treasurer José Cisneros and the Small Business Commission to honor 100 year-old San Francisco businesses as part of the City’s earthquake and fire centennial.
February 8, 2006
Mayor Gavin Newsom and Treasurer José Cisneros announce permanent funding commitment for Working Families Credit Program

 
      January 10, 2006
San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Pass 45-day Moratorium on Check Cashing and Pay Day Lending Businesses

     
2005      

October 18, 2005
Treasurer José Cisneros and Supervisor Tom Ammiano introduce Ban on check-cashing and payday lending businesses in San Francisco


September 30, 2005
Mayor Newsom and Treasurer Cisneros release $2 Million to Working Families through the new Working Families Credit Program
September 23, 2005
Treasurer José Cisneros Presents "Treasurer's Award for Small Business Excellence" to District Four business The Corner Cup
September 19, 2005
Treasurer José Cisneros Announces Lowest Ever Property Tax Delinquency Rate in History of San Francisco
April 29, 2005
Treasurer José Cisneros Announces Property Auction Nets Over $626,000
April 22, 2005
Treasurer José Cisneros Presents First "Treasurer's Award for Small Business Excellence" to District Eight business Glen Park Dental
April 13, 2005
Bank accounts -- a leg up for low-income San Franciscans