Tax forms going to people receiving Covered CA financial assistance

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New tax form 1095 will be sent to 2014 Covered California financial assistance receivers this week…

Alameda County voters pass transportation tax measure

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Alameda County voters have approved a measure that will double the county’s transportation sales tax…

Voters in Berkeley pass tax on sugary drinks

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Berkeley voters became the first in the country to approve taxing sodas to curb consumption…

Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

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A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor’s request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi…

Former care nurse charged with elder abuse, tax, unemployment fraud

A former nursing assistant has been charged with stealing from an elderly Salinas woman in her care…

Americans renouncing citizenship to avoid tax fine

Record numbers of Americans living overseas are renouncing their citizenship or green cards to avoid pay steep tax fine…

Alameda County ballot measures in June election

Alameda County voters will decide the fate of five ballot measures in the June 3 election…

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

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

April 15, 2014 is the IRS tax filing deadline.

Airbnb to pay San Francisco hotel tax

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

Six cities face sales tax increases next week

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

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

Tax scam cost local woman $3,000

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…