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BCo Partner Diana Sosa Provides Tax Advice to Butte Fire Victims

San Francisco Partner Diana Sosa lent her expertise last week to a workshop hosted by United Policyholders for victims of last year’s Butte Fire whose homes were damaged or destroyed. Diana addressed concerns regarding this [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, BCo Community News, Individual Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCo Partner Diana Sosa Provides Tax Advice to Butte Fire Victims

IRS Highlights Major Tax Changes for 2015

The IRS has issued a Fact Sheet (2016-8) that highlights major tax changes for 2015, including the renewal of many key taxpayer-favorable benefits through the PATH Act, a new way to save for retirement through [...]

By |February 18th, 2016|Categories: BCo Community News, Business Tax, Individual Tax, IRS, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on IRS Highlights Major Tax Changes for 2015

Protecting Yourself from Predatory Emails and Phone Calls

In addition to our own personal experiences, our clients have been contacting us regarding predatory emails and phone calls that they have received.  These emails and phone calls are placed with the purpose of intimidating [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, BCo Community News, IRS|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Protecting Yourself from Predatory Emails and Phone Calls

2015 Tax Planning Guide

  Our 2015 Tax Planning Guide is now available. This online guide will give you access to updated tax and financial planning information throughout the year. Feel free to forward it to friends and family who you [...]

FTB Updates Publication 1016 (Real Estate Withholding Guidelines)

California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 18662 and the related regulations require withholding of a 3 1/3% tax at the source from the sale or exchange of California real estate.  The California Franchise Tax Board [...]

FTB to Review Head of Household Filing Status for 83,000 Taxpayers

The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has announced that it is mailing more than 83,000 letters to taxpayers asking them to justify the Head of Household (HOH) filing status claimed on their 2014 tax returns as [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Franchise Tax Board, Individual Tax|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FTB to Review Head of Household Filing Status for 83,000 Taxpayers