Long Beach taxes
In response to decades of budget cuts to one of California’s most dynamic and innovative industries, a plan by Sen. Ted Lieu of Redondo Beach to increase arts funding to $25 million annually passed its first policy test.
Accounting majors at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) are offering free income tax preparation for students and members of the community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which runs through Friday, March 28, at the university.
Long Beach City Attorney Charles Parkin is pleased to announce that, along with 46 other cities, the City of Long Beach has settled its dispute with Los Angeles County over property tax administration fees the County withheld from the City for six fiscal years from 2006–2007 to 2011–2012.
Rathana Ung of Lim’s Taxes in Long Beach is charged with filing false tax returns for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Rathana Ung, 41, a resident of Coto De Caza in Orange County, and former director and officer of Lim’s Income Tax and Lim’s Tax, Inc.
On Thursday, Mayor Bob Foster joined City Auditor Laura Doud as she announced an audit of the Long Beach Parking Citations Collection Process. Key among the audit findings is the critical need for a new software system. The software the City uses to document parking citations and track them through the collection process is hopelessly out-of-date and unreliable.
Photo by John Morgan
With only two and a half weeks remaining, accounting majors at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) will continue offering free income tax preparation for students and members of the community through the campus’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal is recognized for her support of small businesses.
California Small Business Association puts the Democrat from Long Beach on their list of legislators who have been helpful to small business.
A new partnership with CharityDeductions.com will give people who donate to Goodwill an easy and accurate way to value their donations for increased tax returns. From a link on Goodwill’s donate page, visitors are sent to CharityDeductions.com and offered a free trial for the first $500 in donation values received, as well as an exclusive discounted membership.
The Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, June 28 approved a $716 million budget for the Port of Long Beach that continues to invest aggressively on environmental and capital improvement projects while keeping operating costs in check.
Taxpayers who need extra time to file their federal returns this year can file the Form 4868 request for an automatic extension through IRS Free File. The extension gives you an additional six months, until Oct. 15, to file your tax return.