Put your tax refund to work during America Saves Week

Put your tax refund to work during America Saves Week

Each year during America Saves Week (February 26 to March 3), many people make an extra effort to save money. Started in 2007, America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for people to assess their saving status. The timing couldn’t be better—America Saves […]

California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC)


The California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) is now bigger and better!

This cash-back credit is designed to put money in the pockets of low-income working families and individuals. Claiming this credit is easy. Eligible taxpayers just need to file a state tax return.

Many more families are now eligible for the […]

5 Tax-Season Scams

5 Tax-Season Scams

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As the April 15 tax deadline draws near, swindlers are thinking of the best ways to defraud you of your hard-earned cash. Be vigilant and don’t fall for any tax-season scams. Here are five common ones:


FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Have You Heard About Tax Identity Theft?

Ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.

Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund from the IRS. It also […]

FTC Settlement: Tax Relief Scammers and Resources for Consumers

FTC Settlement: Tax Relief Scammers Agree to Pay More Than $15 Million

American Tax Relief Scheme Bilked Consumers With False Promises They Qualified for IRS Programs to Reduce Tax Debts

Under an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, the defendants in a scheme that allegedly bilked consumers out of more than $100 million by falsely […]

American Institute of CPAs offers Total Tax Insights Calculator

Total Tax Insights Calculator

Get a clearer view of the taxes you pay.

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Total Tax Insights is an online calculator designed to give U.S. taxpayers a clearer, more complete picture of their estimated total federal, state, and local tax obligation. The calculator and content on the site help users […]

Controller Hosts Free Nonprofit and Faith-based Los Angeles County Seminar on August 14

Please Forward to Individuals and Organizations that May Be Interested Controller John Chiang Hosts Free Nonprofit and Faith-based Los Angeles County Seminar on August 14, 2012 Learn the latest updates on new tax regulations, successful financial management, recent accounting developments and specific topics affecting your ability to operate and remain in state and federal compliance.


New IRS2Go Offers Three More Features

New IRS2Go Offers Three More Features IRS has released a new version of IRS2Go, a smartphone application that lets you interact with the IRS using your mobile device. Three new features are available, providing access to video, news updates and more tax information.


IRS2Go delivers video from the IRS YouTube channel to […]

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012


IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012 IRS YouTube Videos: Dirty Dozen: English | Spanish | ASL

The Internal Revenue Service issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft […]

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 […]