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Industry Alert- Appliance, Computer and Electronics Fees increasing by 2019

Posted on 04/09/15 by PSOC support No Comments

Appliance, Computer and Electronics Fees increasing by 2019 Message from the President Eloy Fierro How would you like to get another increase of up to 25% on your registration fees with the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI)? Well in February 2015 AB1175 was authored by Sebastain Ridley Thomas […]

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California Consumer Affairs’ officials admit IT flop, ask for more money

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The State Worker Jon Ortiz chronicles civil-service life for California state workers California Consumer Affairs’ officials admit IT flop, ask for more money BY JON ORTIZ JORTIZ@SACBEE.COM 03/12/2015 4:56 PM 03/13/2015 6:54 AM The Department of Consumer Affairs headquarters. MICHAEL ALLEN JONES SACRAMENTO BEE FILE Contrite officials with the Deparment of Consumer Affairs admitted Thursday that a 2-year-old […]

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Leno: More info before more cash for flawed California IT project

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The State Worker Jon Ortiz chronicles civil-service life for California state workers Leno: More info before more cash for flawed California IT project BY JON ORTIZ JORTIZ@SACBEE.COM 02/26/2015 5:04 PM 02/28/2015 8:14 AM Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco during session in the Senate chambers. A leading state lawmaker has rejected an appeal for another $17.5 […]

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California department confronts $86 million IT bill for ‘nothing’

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Jon Ortiz chronicles civil-service life for California state workers California department confronts $86 million IT bill for ‘nothing’ BY JON ORTIZ JORTIZ@SACBEE.COM 02/27/2015 4:50 PM 02/28/2015 12:26 PM Another California state government technology project is in trouble, and this one needs $17.5 million right away or the state could be on the hook for five […]

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Costly tech project targeted

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Costly tech project targeted STATE AGENCY AIMS TO DROP VENDOR – LAWMAKERS WANT HEARINGS FIRST By Jon Ortiz jortiz@sacbee.com Another state California state government technology project is in trouble, and this one needs $17.5 million right away or the state could be on the hook for five times that much and have nothing to show for […]

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Registration Fees for Appliance,Computer,Electronics and Home Furnishings.

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EAR RegistrationType Population Initial/Renewal Fee Renewal Cycle   Appliance Service Dealer 2,464 $165.00 Annual   Electronic Service Dealer 5,514 $165.00 Annual   Combination Service Dealer 487 $325.00/$300.00 Annual   Service Contract Administrator 44 $75.00 Annual   Service Contract Seller 10,000 $75.00 Annual HFTI License Type    Furniture Retailer 2,235 $120.00 Biennial    Bedding Retailer 1,761 […]

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Appliance, Computer And Electronic Registrations Fees increasing by 25% by 2019-AB1175

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Bill Text: CA AB1175 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session | Introduced   BILL NUMBER: AB 1175 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Ridley-Thomas FEBRUARY 27, 2015  California Assembly Bill 1175 Bill Title: Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0) Status: (Introduced) 2015-03-23 – Referred to Com. on B. & P. [AB1175 Detail] Download: California-2015-AB1175-Introduced.html AB 1175, […]

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96 Million Down The Drain Now You Pay

Posted on 04/09/15 by PSOC support No Comments

Olsen Agrees With Denying Additional Funds for Department of Consumer Affairs Written by  Janie Costa Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) issued a statement supporting the Joint Legislative Budget Committee’s decision denying the Department of Consumer Affairs’ (DCA) request for an additional $17.5 million in funds.The request in additional funds reflects a project cost of nearly three […]

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5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With The IRS

Posted on 11/18/13 by Eloy No Comments

5  Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS BY Barbara Weltman | November 13, 2013|             Image credit: John R. Coughlin/CNN Money If you need more help for your business, should you hire new employees or engage independent contractors? The decision will be based on […]

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How to Get Organized for Filing 1099s

Posted on 11/14/13 by Charlene

How to Get Organized for Filing 1099s by Eva Nazarewicz on November 13, 2013   The 2014 tax season is fast approaching, which means small-business owners who pay independent contractors must prepare to file 1099-MISCs. Like W-2s for full-time employees, 1099s for freelancers must be filed to the IRS — and mailed to the taxpayers […]

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