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A quiz: How much do you know about Los Angeles' business tax?

A quiz: How much do you know about Los Angeles' business tax?
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, shown speaking in Hollywood in September 2014, has called for the city to eliminate its business tax as a way to attract more employers and investment. (Los Angeles Times)

Fulfilling (part of) a campaign pledge by Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council agreed this month to cut the city's business tax by 16% over three years. Assuming Garcetti signs the ordinance, that will translate into a $45-million tax cut for local enterprises. Yay! Granted, the measure stops 84 percentage points short of the goal Garcetti set during the 2013 campaign. But every little bit helps, right?

Garcetti is hardly the only pol who's campaigned against the city's business tax. It's a hot topic in a number of the council campaigns going on right now. But let's dispense with the rhetoric and get down to the nitty-gritty. How much do you really know about the tax? Take our quiz and find out.

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