Tax Resources

Internal Revenue Service

Visit the IRS website at www.irs.gov to file a simple tax return online, check your refund status, and read about IRS rules and regulations.

California Franchise Tax Board

Visit www.ftb.ca.gov for California income tax forms, calculators, and updates for California’s tax law.

L & S Tax Blog

Visit the L & S Tax blog for updates and information from the Partners at L & S Tax Services.

Don’t believe everything you hear.

This morning I was listening to a home improvement show on the radio and they spent several minutes explaining various tax credits available for doing certain home improvement projects related to energy efficiency.  Just one problem.  All of those credits expired on December 31, 2016.  There is still a credit available for installing solar systems, […]

Trumps tax returns

It seems that there is a certain group of people obsessed with the idea of obtaining Donald Trumps tax returns.  This group seems to have been reanimated last week when Rep Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) wrote a letter to the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee requesting that they use their authority to request […]

Obama issues Giant pardon

The San Francisco Giants Hall of Fame slugger, Willie McCovey was pardoned by President Obama for his tax fraud conviction.  He was convicted in 1995 for failure to report income received for signing autographs etc. at sports memorabilia shows.  I have many fond memories from my childhood of “Stretch” McCovey crushing long home runs.