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Webinar: Tax Filing Tips for New Business Owners

Office of Controller John Chiang, the Franchise Tax Board and Employment Development Department are presenting a free webinar for new business owners.


Tax Filing Tips for New Business Owners

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Are you the owner of a new small business getting ready to file taxes for the first time? Or are you […]

Free AICPA Webinar on October 18 – Plan Now for 2013: Tax, Gift and Estate Planning Tips – What to Do Before December 31

WEBINAR: Plan Now for 2013: Tax, Gift and Estate Planning Tips – What to Do Before December 31

Take Charge: Your Money. Your Life.

A FREE Webinar Series Brought to you by 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy and AICPA’s PFP Section From America’s CPA Financial Planners

Plan Now for 2013: Tax, Gift and Estate Planning […]

VITA Super Site in Sacramento on April 15

VITA Super Site for Tax Preparation – April 15, Robbie Waters Pocket/Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive, Sacramento, CA, 1 pm to 8 pm. Special one-day free tax preparation event for those earning $49,000 or less. In addition to free tax preparation, free and reduced-cost child care information will be available, children’s activities, free and […]

File Your Taxes Free Online

Filing your own taxes is easy. To be eligible for free federal and state income tax filing with the Beehive, you need:

• Earned income of less than $57,000 in 2010

• A valid email address

• A valid Social Security Number (or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number)

For residents of Sacramento, please visit: […]

Claiming the First-Time Homebuyer Credit – Info from the IRS

Are you getting ready to file your taxes?

You may be able to take the first-time homebuyer credit if you are an eligible buyer who purchased a home as your primary residence in 2008, 2009 or 2010.

Eligibility varies depending upon the year of your purchase. Before you take the credit, review the following information […]

e-file – A Fast and Easy Alternative to Filing Paper Returns

IRS e-file for Individuals

The IRS provides the following information on their Web site for individual filers encouraging the use of e-file, a fast and easy alternative to the old way of filing our taxes, filling out and mailing paper forms, which can take much longer than electronic filing.

Filing tax returns online is more […]

AICPA Introduces New Web Site: 360 Degrees of Taxes

Interested in understanding the effects a life-changing event, like marriage or college, can have on your taxes?

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants launched an new Web site: 360 Degrees of Taxes.

No matter how many times you’ve filed taxes before, there’s almost always something that leaves you scratching your head. To help alleviate […]