How To Find The Right Tax Professional For All Your Tax NeedsWhen it comes time to choose a tax professional, there are many things that a tax payer needs to understand. Here are some basic questions to ask and details to learn before hiring someone to take care of your income tax preparation needs.
What Are The "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams & How Can You Avoid Them?Here are the latest 12 common tax scams that the IRS is warning you about this year.
Alameda Co. DA Warns Of Phone Scammers Claiming To Be From IRSThe Alameda County District Attorney’s Office warned people Monday about scams in which callers who claim they’re from the Internal Revenue Service or other government agencies.
Extra Days To File: Tax Day 2016 Is Not April 15thTax Day 2016 is not on April 15 as usual. Instead, it has been moved to April 17 because of Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day. Here is a look at why Tax Day is on April 15 to begin with, what Emancipation Day is, and when Tax Day can be moved to a later date.
Free Lunch At Tech Firms May Be Taxed By IRSGoogle, Facebook and Yahoo are among the companies known for catering to workers. Now, the Silicon Valley Business Journal says the IRS is doing more than exploring the idea of taxing these meals, they’re actually working on a proposal.
Public Can Rate IRS, Post Offices, Government Agencies On YelpUncle Sam is joining the ranks of beauty salons, taco stands and other services reviewed on Yelp.
Free Gourmet Meals At Tech Companies May Become A Thing Of The PastThe IRS could start taxing techies for all the free food they've been getting on the job.
IRS Admits Data Breach Was Much Worse Than ReportedThe IRS admitted Monday that a massive data breach was much larger than first thought.
Covered California Extends Health Insurance Enrollment After Many Affected By 2014 Tax PenaltyThe state's health insurance exchange is giving people who didn't know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax penalty a little extra time to sign up for coverage this year.
Some Covered California Customers Asked To File Tax Returns Despite Erroneous Info From ExchangeThousands of Americans may be filing inaccurate tax returns, because they have been told to ignore mistakes make by Covered California and other state and federal health care exchanges.
Handful Of Bay Area Post Offices Open Later For Tax ProcrastinatorsFor Bay Area taxpayers who procrastinated until the April 15th deadline and won’t file electronically, a handful of post offices will be open Wednesday evening.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.

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