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​Why You Might Need A Tax Pro This Year

As the IRS budget continues to be cut, its services are collapsing.

9 hours ago

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3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax Return

If you haven’t already begun, now’s the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.

03/02/2015

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Covered California Sends Out Nearly 100,000 Tax Forms Containing Errors, Others Deal With Missing Forms

Tens of thousands of people who buy their health insurance through Covered California will get an unpleasant surprise when they file taxes this year.

02/13/2015

Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Yahoo Creates Tax-Free Spinoff To Inherit Stake In China’s Alibaba

Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer is spinning off the company’s prized stake in China’s Alibaba Group–a move that will avoid paying billions in future taxes.

01/27/2015

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Fight Over Tax Revenues Looms Between Gov. Brown, Democratic Legislators

Democrats in the Legislature, eager to expand programs that suffered cuts during the economic downturn, are heading toward a showdown with Gov. Brown over the budget surplus and Prop. 30 tax revenues.

01/25/2015

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Accounting And Tax Prep Firms Expected To Train Thousands Of New Employees This Year

With a busier than normal tax season anticipated this year, accountant and tax firms will be looking to train and hire thousands of new employees to help with the extra work. (1/14/15)

01/14/2015

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Burlingame, Hillsborough Fire Chief Accused Of Grand Theft, Fraud

The chief of San Mateo County’s Central County Fire Department is facing charges that he participated in a complicated financial scheme with his wife that led to him fraudulently obtaining nearly $35,000, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

12/03/2014

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Lawsuit Seeks To Block SF’s Airbnb Legislation; Calls It ‘Unconstitutional’

San Francisco’s new law legalizing home shares suffered a setback Monday when HomeAway filed a lawsuit challenging the measure.

11/03/2014

A car is seen covered in bricks following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California State Tax Relief Available For Napa Earthquake Victims

California Franchise Tax Board officials said Tuesday that state tax relief is available to taxpayers affected by the South Napa earthquake last month.

09/16/2014

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Study Shows Rising Income Inequality Slows Tax Revenue Growth In California, Prompting Higher Tax Rate

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Rising income inequality has led to slowing tax revenue growth in California, but the state has responded by increasing its top marginal tax rate, causing its growth rate to accelerate after 2009, […]

09/15/2014

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