Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget gets mixed reviews from lawmakers

RIVERSIDE – Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, released last week seeks to increase spending on various programs over what was proposed earlier this year, but several Inland Empire lawmakers said the appropriations will only feed bureaucratic pursuits, while others were more optimistic. The governor’ s May Revise boosts appropriations by […]

The Tax Lady –Tax issues for military taxpayers

Karyn Vaughn, E.A. Special to Valley News As a former military family, my husband is a retired Marine sergeant major, I have many military clients around the world. There are a surprising number of tax rules specifically for members of the armed services that I’d like to discuss. First though, for active duty or former […]

Can’t pay Internal Revenue Service what you owe? Maybe you don’t have to.

Karyn Vaughn, E.A. Special to the Valley News In my 30 years as a tax professional, I have helped many taxpayers solve problems with the Internal Revenue Service. The most difficult problems arise when a taxpayer owes the Internal Revenue Service and cannot pay. Wage garnishments, tax liens and property seizures are not pleasant prospects. […]