IRS Form 1099 Or Form W-2?

Some people ask ‘1099 or W-2?’ as if they were asking how you take your coffee. With all the tax forms coming these days, it’s good to remember the difference. Form W-2 is for employees, and includes details about tax withholding, remittance to the IRS and state taxing authorities. In contrast, Form 1099 reports payments…

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Autorizan recolectar firmas para que California sea independiente del gobierno de Trump

LOS ÁNGELES, California.- El movimiento ‘CalExit’ para constituir a California como una nación separada de Estados Unidos y que cobró fuerza a partir del triunfo del presidente Donald Trump, recibió la venia del gobierno estatal para recolectar firmas con el fin de someter dicha propuesta ante los votantes. Alex Padilla, titular de la Secretaría de…

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Trump issues immigration orders, but California cities and police aren’t onboard

President Trump’s plan to enlist local police and sheriff’s departments in immigration enforcement has set the stage for a pitched battle with California officials who have long prioritized building ties with immigrant communities. Trump’s plan, which was issued Wednesday as part of a pair of executive orders, seeks to broaden the reach of federal immigration authorities…

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Tax scams and how to fight them

Q: What tax scams should I be watching out for this year? A: Many in the cybersecurity business refer to tax season as “Christmas for Criminals,” because of the amount of sensitive personal information that will be in circulation. The IRS reported a nearly 400 percent surge in phishing and malware incidents in the 2016…

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