August 25, 2017
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Owes $22 Million in Taxes

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Owes $22 Million in Taxes

Undefeated boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather owes the IRS over $22.2 million in taxes from 2015.  Mayweather earned $200 million from a fight against Manny Pacquiao and […]
August 22, 2017
California’s Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017

California’s Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017

California has recently been ordered to undergo a significant reorganization of its tax system.  On June 27th, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 102 into law, […]
August 9, 2017
A Quick Guide for California Taxpayers Living Abroad

A Quick Guide for California Taxpayers Living Abroad

“Internal Revenue Service” is a bit of a misnomer—sometimes “Universal Revenue Service” might seem more fitting.  Contrary to popular belief, moving to a tropical island will […]
July 19, 2017
Major Changes to California Board of Equalization Underscores Need for Careful Tax Guidance for Appeals and other Proceedings

Major Changes to California Board of Equalization Underscores Need for Careful Tax Guidance for Appeals and other Proceedings

At least some taxpayers are aware of the changes underway at the California Board of Equalization. Talks of reform efforts have swirled for years, but the […]
May 20, 2017
CBS Reports the California FTB Is Improperly Seizing Income Tax Refunds

CBS Reports the California FTB Is Improperly Seizing Income Tax Refunds

Aside from handling and administering the state income tax obligation, California’s Franchise Tax Board is also responsible for serving as a collection agency. The FTB serves […]
February 12, 2017
Bitcoin purchase

California Man Makes More than $1 Million Through Bitcoin Home Purchase

Many people are somewhat perplexed when they find out that the IRS does not consider Bitcoin to be currency. After all, isn’t Bitcoin a medium of […]