Emeryville Tax Preparer Accused Of Filing Dozens Of Fraudulent Returns, Teaching Fraud In 'Tax School'Federal law enforcement charged the head of a tax preparation business in Emeryville with tax fraud this week after she allegedly prepared dozens of fraudulent returns and taught his clients how to commit tax fraud.
California Recall: GOP Challenger Caitlyn Jenner's Taxes Reveal Drop In EarningsCaitlyn Jenner’s earnings have fallen precipitously in the last several years from a high of $2.5 million in 2016 when she had her own reality TV show to $550,000, tax filings show.
Sales Tax Rates Rise Up To 10.75% In Alameda County; Highest In CaliforniaAs of Thursday, sales tax rates in Alameda County have gone up, pushing them to the highest in the state. While the money is now getting collected, a taxpayers' group is still fighting to stop it
Bay Area Lawmaker Calls For Wealth Tax Amid Report On Super-Rich Paying Little TaxesAmid an eye-opening ProPublica report on how some of the wealthiest Americans legally pay little in income taxes, a Bay Area lawmaker is pushing his wealth tax measure.
G-7 Nations Sign Agreement to Make Tech Giants Pay Fair TaxesThe world's richest countries signed a landmark agreement Saturday committing them to confronting corporate tax avoidance and making sure that giant tech companies pay their fair share, Britain's treasury chief said.
Sacramento Woman Denied Stimulus Money, Tax Returns Because IRS Says She’s DeadWatching home video Tiffany Ruvalcaba shot during a recent family trip to Tahoe, it’s clear she isn’t deceased.
COVID: California Lawmakers Revive Virus Tax Break For BusinessesCalifornia lawmakers on Monday revived a multibillion-dollar tax break for some businesses after the Biden administration assured them the proposal would not jeopardize the state's own federal coronavirus aid.
Newsom, 6 Other Governors Call on Biden to Lift $10K Cap on Tax DeductionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom joined six other Democratic governors on Friday in calling on Pres. Joe Biden to lift the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions that was a part of former Pres. Donald Trump’s massive 2017 tax law.
Stimulus Check Update: How Much Money Will New Parents Receive?Parents of children born in 2020 are eligible for stimulus payments covering their dependents, if they meet the income requirements.
COVID Relief: Our Children Will Pay For These Trillion Dollar Stimulus PackagesSo far this year, the federal government has spent more than $3.5 trillion on COVID-19 relief and that’s before this latest stimulus package was approved. So where is all that money coming from? The answer is: our children.
Proposition 19 - California Voters Approve Makeover For Property Tax BreaksCalifornia voters gave the state's landmark 1978 law to limit property taxes a makeover Wednesday, passing a measure that gives exemptions to older homeowners, the disabled and wildfire victims and strips breaks from people who inherit homes but don't live in them.
Proposition 15: California Voters Reject Move To Dismantle Property Tax SystemCalifornia voters have rejected a proposal to partially dismantle the state’s 42-year-old cap on property taxes, a move that would have have raised taxes for many businesses in a pandemic-hobbled economy.
Poll: Voters Split Over Prop. 15 Property Tax Measure, Affirmative Action Prop. 16 TrailingA new poll finds California voters split over a measure that would change how commercial and industrial properties are taxed. Meanwhile, a measure repealing the state's ban on affirmative action is trailing by double digits.
Measure RR: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara Voters To Decide On Caltrain FundingWith Caltrain ridership plummeting during the coronavirus pandemic, a sales tax measure on the November ballot could provide a lifeline.
Prop 19 Debate: Funding For Fighting Wildfires Or Attack On Prop 13 Tax Protections?Proponents of Proposition 19 on the November ballot say it would raise much-needed money for fighting wildfires and provide help to wildfire victims. But others say it’s a thinly-disguised attack on Prop 13 tax protections.