Tobacco Companies Give $17 Million To Defeat Cigarette TaxTobacco companies are giving about $17 million to defeat a proposed cigarette tax that's quickly attracting some of the highest spending among the initiatives on California's November ballot.
Bid To Raise California Tobacco Tax Nears November BallotA well-financed campaign whose backers include billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, medical groups and organized labor has collected enough signatures for a ballot measure to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 per pack, officials said.
Union Coalition Poised To Submit Tax Extension InitiativeA group of unions, hospitals and doctors says it will turn in more than enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to extend a temporary income tax increase on the wealthy.
Tax Day: 9 Deals To Take The Edge OffTax Day is here again, although a bit later this year due to the Emancipation Day holiday in Washington, D.C.
Be Smart: Use Your Tax Refund WiselyYou've got a hefty check headed your way, thanks to your tax refund. Don't spend it just anywhere. Instead, here are five smarter ways to use your refund money.
5 Common Filing Errors To Avoid On Your TaxesWhether you do your own taxes or you pay an accountant to help you, there are lots of very easy mistakes that many people make on their tax returns every year. Here are five of the most common tax mistakes that people make.
How To Find The Right Tax Professional For All Your Tax NeedsWhen it comes time to choose a tax professional, there are many things that a tax payer needs to understand. Here are some basic questions to ask and details to learn before hiring someone to take care of your income tax preparation needs.
Calif. Legislators, Labor Unions Reach Reach Deal To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An HourCalifornia legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said, a move that would make for the largest statewide minimum in the nation by far.
5 Tax Deductions That You Should Not IgnoreFrom deducting child care and medical expenses to education costs and state sales tax opportunities, here is a look at a number of tax deductions people should not ignore when filing their taxes.
New Tax Laws Of 2016: What You Need To KnowThere are new tax laws to follow every year. Here's what you need to know about the most recent changes.
What Are The "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams & How Can You Avoid Them?Here are the latest 12 common tax scams that the IRS is warning you about this year.
How Seeing A Tax Professional Can Help You FileConfused about whether or not to hire a tax professional? Here are a few things to consider.