Useful Internet Links
Check out these websites! There is a lot of good information and a little fun below.
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The full text of the California Governor's Executive Order requesting all California residents to stay at home.
SBA information regarding various programs available to help small businesses survive the Covid-19 crisis.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or paid family leave.
IRS information regarding the amount of stimulus payments taxpayers may be eligible for.
Information regarding the SBA Paycheck Protection Program.
SBA loan application for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).
Link to IRS website with information regarding mandatory Federal Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Leave programs for small and midsize businesses.
Information direct from California regarding the Governors orders and suggestions.
Newly passed legislation provides for a refundable tax credit based on wages paid by eligible employers.
Please read this article to see if you need to issue 1099's. Pay careful attention to the penalties for not filing required forms.
Anyone who has an interest in or signatory over any foreign bank accounts MUST review the filing requirements on the FinCen website. There are heavy penalties for failing to file an FBAR when required.
This is the famous Federal government health insurance marketplace. Personalized health insurance quotes are available here.Remember, everyone is required to have health insurance as of January 1, 2014. Please sign up today if you don't already have insurance.
Find IRS forms, publications and other income tax related information.
Check the status of your IRS refund.
Once the IRS figures out the 2018 tax changes, they will post a withholding calculator.
California's income tax agency is the Franchise Tax Board. Find California forms, publications and other income tax related information.
Check this website if you have not received your refund from California.
If you have questions regarding current or future social security benefits use this link to find answers or the closest social security office.
Information regarding household employees and when you need to start withholding taxes.
Keep up with active legislation in the House.
Keep up with active legislation in the Senate.
Charitable Donation Value Guides
Here is a guide to estimated values of common items donated to Goodwill. Use the list found here to estimate the value of your Goodwill non-cash donations.
Here is a guide to estimated values of common items donated to Salvation Army. Use the list found here to estimate the value of your Salvation Army non-cash donations.
Incorporate.com is a full service business entity formation service. Use Incorporate.com to form your corporation or LLC today!
A Few of Our Clients
Give Ed at Studio Printing a call for all of your printing needs. From wedding invitations to business cards, Studio Printing is your one stop shop.
Natalee Thai Restaurant has two locations, Venice and Beverly Hills, with some of the best thai food in the greater LA area.
The best Italian restaurant in Manhattan Beach.
Visit Kinnara Thai Restaurant for the best thai food in Van Nuys.
Software for e-filing sales tax returns for California, Florida, and Illinois. Fast and Easy, integrates with QuickBooks, free technical support, and much more.
Specializing in fine portraiture of children and families on location or in the studio.
Our client Marc Shapiro is an author. Check out his website to keep up to date on his current projects!
Escrow L.A., Inc. is an independent and unaffiliated firm specializing in residential and commercial transactions, including new home sales, re-sales, short sales, probates, refinancing, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, new projects/tracts, investment properties, relocations and Real Estate Owned (REO) transactions.
This nonprofit client uses mentored work, learning, fun and play to empower at-risk youths. Many of the youths helped by the program are disadvantaged and are at-risk to join gangs. Please visit their website for more information on how you can help our future.
Saving for College
Excellent site for comparing various plans and ways to save for college.
The official site of the California Scholarshare program. This is the California Section 529 plan.
Stock Trading and Investing
Online stock trades and information.
Online stock trades and information.
Wikipedia is the most comprehensive online encyclopedia. You can look up almost anything here.
The most popular internet search engine. It's fast, accurate and no banner advertisements!
You are entitled to receive a free copy of your credit report from each credit reporting agency every 12 months. Order your free credit reports here.
You can check your credit score for free at CreditKarma.com. It is completely free and they do not ask for a credit card to sign up.Check your credit score today.
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When you have some free time you can find video's on just about anything here. Even the IRS posts videos to YouTube.
Check out Twitter if you want to follow the posts of your favorite celebrities, politicians or friends.
yespleasecomedy is a hilarious YouTube channel run by one of our clients. If you need a laugh check this out.
Think the tax man is unfair? Get some revenge by coloring in the pictures found in the IRS Coloring Book.
Fun for the whole family.
This is the internet site for public television.
The second largest ecommerce site in the world (#1 in the US).
Online auctions anyone?
For information and reviews on electronics visit CNET.
News and Information
Link to CNN for news and financial updates.
Link to MSNBC for news and financial updates.
Link to Fox News for news and financial updates.