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Dreams Up In Smoke: Aspiring Actress Gets Caught Up In Pot-Smuggling Plot

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She was a quintessential small-town girl: sweet, gracious, naive, growing up in the small town of Bremerton, Wash., with a perfectly insulated life. But Meili Cady had much more planned: She […]

07/01/2015

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Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And Donations

Knowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.

04/07/2015

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Avoid These IRS Red Flags With Tips From The Experts

Experts say there are a number of red flags the IRS looks for on one’s tax return that can increase the chances for an audit.

03/31/2015

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Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?

It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.

03/15/2015

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Temp Who Stole Toner Cartridges From Hilton Worldwide Gets 6 Months For Submitting False Tax Return

A temp who took thousands of dollars worth of toner cartridges from the Hilton Worldwide business office in Beverly Hills and resold them was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for making a false statement on his 2009 tax return.

02/23/2015

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Only On 2: Local Woman Gets Threatening Call From DEA But It’s All A Scam

Jen Levinson received a “call” from the DEA telling her that she was facing arrest.

02/20/2015

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Callers Threaten Arrest For Non-Payment Of Back Taxes In IRS Phone Scam

It’s being called the largest IRS phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers ever.

11/06/2014

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Former USC Professor Admits To Lying On Government Grant Application

A former University of Southern California professor has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge of lying on a government research grant application.

10/09/2014

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White Powder Found Outside San Bernardino IRS Office Not A Threat

White powder found outside an IRS building in San Bernardino was determined to not be a threat to the public, authorities said Wednesday.

10/01/2014

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Police Warn Of Phone Scam Targeting Ventura Taxpayers

Officers warned the public Friday of a recent telephone scam involving suspects disguised as IRS employees that are targeting taxpayers.

CBS Los Angeles–09/12/2014

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What Procrastinators Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.

04/07/2014

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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.

03/17/2014

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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.

03/17/2014

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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.

03/10/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

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