US patent silicon valley office allowed to move to San Jose City Hall

The City of San Jose is proposing to require all shareable housing and temporary rental services, such as Airbnb and VRBO pay the transient occupancy tax…

Two Bay Area post offices open until 8:30 p.m. on tax day

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Two post offices in the Bay Area are open late in case any late filers cannot make it during regular retail hours Tuesday…

Tax filing deadline is coming

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April 15, 2014 is the IRS tax filing deadline.

Airbnb to pay San Francisco hotel tax

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Online home rental service Airbnb has agreed pay San Francisco’s 14 percent hotel tax…

Six cities face sales tax increases next week

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Shoppers in six Bay Area cities will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets beginning April 1 when new sales tax rates go into effect…

IRS warns public a nationwide phone scam

Police are asking residents to be aware of phone scams (KTSF)

IRS warns public a nationwide phone scam which has stolen $1 million from thousands of unsuspecting people…

Tax scam cost local woman $3,000

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Belmont police are warning the public of a tax payment scam that cost a Belmont woman $3,000 last week…

Average tax refund so far: $3034

All together, the IRS sent out roughly $147 billion in refunds between Jan. 31 and Feb. 28…

Chinese couples end marriage for cheaper house tax

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(中文) 結婚時許下無論順境、逆境,一生矢志不渝的承諾,但內地許多夫婦始料不及神聖的婚姻,竟然不敵高樓價…

Tax agency officials get favors at $4M conference

IRS was criticized by a government watchdog Tuesday for a $4.1 million training conference featuring luxury rooms…

Obama denounces political bias at tax agency

President Barack Obama said Monday that he didn’t know that the U.S. tax agency had targeted conservative groups…

Some post offices stay open late for last minute tax filers

A handful of Bay Area post offices will stay open late Monday to allow last minute tax filers to turn in their paperwork…

Workers could owe taxes on their free lunch

Workers could owe taxes on their free lunch…

Sales tax increase in parts of Bay Area

Some voters in Bay Area cities and counties approved a number of sales and use tax rate increases effective April 1, 2013. What are consumers and businesses opnions about sales tax increase…

SFSU volunteers offer free tax filing service to people in needs

加州物稅局委員余淑婷,今天造訪舊金山州大的免費報稅中心,呼籲年入低於五萬一千元的人士、長者以及不懂英文的居民,踴躍利用這項服務來申請報稅…

How the fiscal cliff deal impacts your paycheck

While the fiscal cliff is avoided, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013…

Fiscal deal delays tax refund

Congress saved the nation from going over the fiscal cliff earlier this week — but the fate of americans’ tax returns hangs in limbo…

Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

While the tax package that Congress passed will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013…

Most will feel pain from ‘fiscal cliff’

Middle income families would have to pay an average of about $2,000 more next year, the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center has calculated…

With win, Calif governor takes next step in pledge

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state’s perpetual budget deficits…

Governor’s tax initiative slips

California’s undecided voters will determine the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative as the latest public opinion survey shows support slipping below the majority needed for passage…

Business seminar for tech start-ups

加州審計長江俊輝今日在中半島Palo Alto,舉行為高科技公司而設的稅務講座,特別提醒初創公司的東主要清楚和遵守稅務法例…

Study: Companies paid more to CEOs than US taxes

最新發表的一份研究報告顯示,美國26家大型公司去年支付給執行長的報酬,較它們繳付的聯邦稅更高…

SF business tax reform now up to voters

舊金山現行的Business tax商業稅,是根據薪資稅Payroll tax 而定…

UC board endorses tax initiative, freezes tuition

加州大學校董會的財務委員會,週三票決通過凍結下學年秋季課程的本科生學費,同時支持加州州長布朗提出的加稅提案…

Calif. voters split on tax targeted by Big Tobacco

加州增加煙草稅法案票數相當接近,反對票數暫時以1%領先…

Prop 29 proposes tax on cigarettes

In June, Californians will vote on Prop 29, which will put a $1 per-pack tax on cigarettes…

Most Chinese voters support taxing rich

However, there are some Chinese voters who oppose such a measure…

Obama aims to reward businesses investing in US

President Barack Obama says he wants to reward companies that invest in America…