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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.


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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera

When it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.


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Tax Advice: Common Small Business Tax Filing Mistakes

Small businesses can innocently make tax mistakes that wind up racking up steep penalties. Consider these common mistakes before filing your taxes.


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UPDATED: Roseville Police Officers Claim City has been Hiding Money

A controversy over finances is stirring in Roseville after an audit revealed millions of dollars were tucked away.


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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.


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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.



Stockton To Be Audited Over Budget Deficit

State Controller John Chiang says he intends on getting the truth as to how the city of Stockton could be so suddenly in deep debt.


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On The Money: Mismanaged State Lands

California has lost millions of dollars in revenue by mismanaging state-owned lands. Those are the findings of a state audit released today.


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Audit: Calif. Corrections Overpaid Workers

California’s corrections department overpaid some employees for salaries and travel advances and was slow to collect those funds, according to an audit the state controller’s office released Wednesday.


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Audit: PG&E Took Shortcuts In Inspections

An audit of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. pipelines that was performed four months before September’s deadly explosion near San Francisco suggests the utility took shortcuts during its inspections of its high-pressure natural gas lines.