Taxes

  • The AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program represents the nation's largest volunteer tax-preparation group. Photo Credit: Jeffery Salter/AARP Foundation Tax Aide

    Volunteers Needed to Train for Tax Season

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Tax day is about six months away, but the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program already is gearing up, recruiting volunteers to help people file their income-tax returns in the spring. Volunteers are not required to have a background in finance, since they’ll...
  • El Programa de Ayuda con los Impuestos de la Fundación AARP representa el mayor grupo de voluntarios para la presentación de impuestos. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Se solicitan voluntarios para entrenarse para la temporada de Impuestos

    Suzanne Potter California News Service Sacramento, CA ¬- La Fundacion AARP esta reclutando voluntarios para dotar de personal su programa de Ayuda Tributaria (“Tax Aide”) en primavera, el cual beneficia cada ano a mas de 180 mil californianos. La fecha para presentar la declaracion de impuestos, conocida como “tax...
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    County of Santa Clara Offers New Partial Payment Program for Property Tax Installments, Starting November 1

    Taxpayers invited to learn more at informational workshops in November SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. –The County of Santa Clara is offering a new Partial Payment Program for property taxpayers, along with other new features including email notifications and announcements related to their tax bills. The Santa Clara County Department...
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    City, County, State & Federal Budgets are Being Proposed

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Residents, especially citizens who registered to vote, who are concerned, who learn about the issues, and actually voted for their elected representative at local, state and federal levels of governance, must understand that they are stakeholders (similar to investors who purchase shares of a corporation)....
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    VTA and 2016 MEASURE B’s SALES TAX REVENUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR What transportation programs will really be funded and implemented by the 2016 Measure B sales tax revenues which will be managed by the County of Santa Clara’s Valley Transit Authority (VTA)? This 2016 Measure, approved by 72% of those who voted last November 8, 2016,...
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    Consejos de BBB para prepararse para los impuestos temprano

    Better Business Bureau ¡La temporada de impuestos ha comenzado oficialmente! Aunque el Día de Impuestos no es hasta el martes, el 18 de abril de este ano, los formularios de W-2 deben ser recibidas por los empleados antes del 31 de enero, ¡así que usted ya tiene suya! La...
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    Property Taxes Need to be Paid by December 12, 2016

    San Jose, CA  The first installment of the 2016/2017 property taxes was due and payable on November 1 and will be delinquent if not paid by 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2016.  If delinquent, a 10 percent penalty and a $20 cost will be added, in accordance with the...
  • Ed Jaramillo, left, president of the Peralta Federation of Teachers, and Al Young, right, manned a table at a Prop. 55 event at Laney College in Oakland on Tuesday. (Fred Glass/Calif. Federation of Teachers)

    Prop 55 Campaign Revs Up to Extend Taxes for School Funding

    Suzanne Potter California News Service OAKLAND, Calif. – The campaign promoting Proposition 55 is ramping up, with supporters taking to the phone banks, walking the precincts and holding campus events, including one that occurred on Tuesday September 27, 2016 at Laney College in Oakland. Prop 55 would keep the...
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    “OFFSHORE ACCOUNTS”

    Hilbert Morales /EL OBSERVADOR An Associated Press (AP) news group, which worked with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ). Washington.  D.C., just exposed ‘offshore accounts’. Its report was published by the BROWNSVILLE HERALD (TEXAS), Sunday edition, April 3, 2016. This report was first  filed in Frankfort, Germany by...