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Finances

Electronic Tax Filing

Best E-Filing Programs For Tax Returns

Forget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.

03/03/2014

Taxes

5 Tips For Doing Your Own Taxes

Save money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.

03/03/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

HP Says Acquired Company Lied About Finances

Hewlett-Packard Co. said that a British company it bought for $9.7 billion last year lied about its finances, resulting in a massive write-down of the value of the business.

11/20/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is interviewed in the KCBS studio (CBS)

Quan: Oakland In Strongest Financial Position In A Decade

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Monday that a new report indicates that her city’s fiscal position is the strongest it’s been in a decade.

10/29/2012

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Stock Soars To Over $700 For 1st Time On iPhone 5 Sales

Apple’s stock has reached $700 for the first time, setting a record for the company the day after it announced that orders for its iPhone 5 topped 2 million in the first 24 hours.

09/18/2012

A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square in New York, May 18, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Regulators Looked Into Facebook’s Mobile Relationships Before IPO

New documents show that federal regulators wanted to know more about Facebook’s mobile users and the company’s relationship with the online game company Zynga in the months leading to Facebook’s initial public offering of stock.

06/15/2012

San Jose City Hall

San Jose Retirees Won’t Be Getting Pension Bonus Checks

It looks like San Jose retirees will not be getting a bonus check this year from the city’s pension program after the city council voted to block those payments.

04/25/2012

San Francisco City Hall

Higher Than Expected Tax Revenues To Bolster SF Coffers

San Francisco’s financial affairs are looking up after tax revenues have come pouring in at a much higher rate than expected, meaning the city’s projected deficit is dropping.

02/14/2012

49ers new stadium

49ers Get $200M NFL Loan, Expect To Move By 2015

National Football League owners have approved a $200 million loan to fund construction of the proposed new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.

02/02/2012

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