Tax Season Tips to Avoid Scammers and Robocalls

By Statepoint It’s tax season. The time of year when phone scammers get particularly aggressive trying to trick you out of your hard-earned money. And scam calls and robocalls are a growing problem for everyone. Here are a few tricks to help you dodge scammers and give you peace of mind. Know the Signs Scam […]

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season

By Statepoint Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by surprise. This year, don’t miss the deadline or let this crucial to-do loom large over your head. To have a smooth tax season, consider the following: • Getting Started Early: If you can, get a head start on your […]

Tax Time

By Pastor Dennis Morales “Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth…” Luke 2:1-5 I ran across a quote that read “IRS auditor to taxpayer, as nurse prepares a syringe: “She is going to numb the area around your wallet.”  In most […]

A Tax in California Has Actually Been Lowered?

By City of Eastvale A Project of Taxpayer Advocate Diane L. Harkey Did you resolve to pay lower taxes in 2017? Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the sales and use tax rate dropped in California one-quarter of 1 percent, from 7.50 percent to 7.25 percent. The lower tax rate is good news for consumers and the result […]

California’s Hidden Gas Tax Coming 2015

STAFF REPORTS   California – Apparently there is a hidden Gas Tax coming our way, as soon as Jan. 1, 2015, and efforts to change the effect this will have on Californians by Senate Republican Leader, Bob Huff – and others – have been ignored. “I am very much opposed to California Air Resources Board’s […]