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IRS says $129 million in 2007 tax refunds still unclaimed

March 4, 2011

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Refunds totaling more than $129 million may be waiting for nearly 124,000 Californians who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007, the Internal Revenue Service announced Tuesday. Read More »...

VITA program at Cal State Long Beach offering free income-tax return assistance to community

February 25, 2011

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Accounting majors at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) are assisting students and members of the community with their 2010 tax returns free of charge through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which...

Franchise Tax Board contacting last year’s nonfilers

January 21, 2011

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While most people are working on their 2010 state tax returns, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) is contacting more than 900,000 people who did not file a 2009 state income tax return, the agency announced Tuesday. Read More »...

IRS encouraging tax-filers to use electronic filing

January 21, 2011

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The Internal Revenue Service opened its 21st season of electronic filing Monday with a reminder to taxpayers that e-file remains the best way to get fast refunds and ensure accurate tax returns, particularly following several...

Long Beach City Manager wraps up 2010, explains financial challenges for the new year

January 7, 2011

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By CJ Dablo Staff Writer Long Beach City Manager Patrick West said on Wednesday that upcoming budget decisions are not going to be easy for City leaders. Read More »...

IRS offering expanded tax benefits for education, changing rules for college savings plans

September 3, 2010

Filed under Education, Finance

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding college students and parents about expanded tax benefits for education and rule changes for tax-free college savings plans known as 529 plans. Read More »...

Lowenthal event shares tax info with small businesses

July 16, 2010

Filed under Finance, News

Scores of small-business owners and operators gathered in Long Beach last Friday (July 9) to hear tax tips from Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal and Board of Equalization members Michelle Steele and Jerome Horton. The standing-room-only crowd heard from political leaders, as well as from an array of business-tax experts fr...

Free workshop to teach ways of finding money for college

July 16, 2010

Filed under Education, Finance

College Planning of Greater Long Beach will offer a free workshop on how to acquire thousands of dollars for a college education. Presented by college-planning expert Skip Dawson, the workshop will be conducted at the following...

Social Security Administration making retirement planning easier through website

January 8, 2010

Filed under Finance, News

By Essie Landry Many Americans begin each new year with a list of resolutions and goals. You may want to go on a diet, shed a little weight, do a bit more exercising, or clean out the long-neglected attic. The trouble is t...

Commentary: When it comes to finances, remembering the basics is fundamental

January 15, 2009

Filed under Commentary, Finance

By Alan J. Davis Financial Advisor Capital Investment Advisers If 2008 felt like one of the most challenging years that the financial markets have ever had, it's because it was. The U.S stock market suffered its third worst...

Free fair to teach public how to avoid foreclosures

September 18, 2008

Filed under Finance

Homeowners are invited to attend a free, comprehensive Homeownership Preservation Fair on Saturday, September 20 to learn more about foreclosure prevention and homeownership preservation. The event will take place in the Long...

Local CPA firm Onisko & Scholz named one of the best places to work

September 4, 2008

Filed under Business, Finance

Onisko & Scholz, LLP Certified Public Accountants, 5000 E. Spring Street, Ste. 200, in Long Beach was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in L.A. for 2008 by the Los Angeles Business Journal. This countywide survey...

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