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Costly tech project targeted

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

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.

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

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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Take These Basic Steps Against Fraud

Posted on 11/14/13 by Eloy

Take These Basic Steps Against Fraud by Robert Moskowitz on November 12, 2013   Your business may be small, but fraud perpetrated on small businesses isn’t cheap. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the median loss due to fraud in 2011 was $140,000, with 20 percent of frauds getting away with more than […]

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IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

Posted on 11/14/13 by Charlene

IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings By Gabrielle Karol Published November 12, 2013 FOXBusiness REUTERS Small business partnerships may want to spend extra time dotting I’s and crossing T’s this year when filing taxes. Speaking at the American Institute of CPAs last week, IRS Small Business/Self-Employed division head Faris Fink said […]

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Fire Your ‘Bad’ Customers And Send Them To A Competitor!

Posted on 10/14/13 by Charlene

Fire Your ‘Bad’ Customers And Send Them To A Competitor! By Noel Peebles Let’s face it; some customers are just more trouble than they are worth. It’s the old 80/20 rule… 20 percent of them account for about 80 percent of your profit. These 20 percent are your ‘best’ customers. They are like gold! You […]

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Where to Shop by State: Find Your Obamacare Health Insurance Website

Posted on 10/14/13 by Charlene 1 Comment

Where to Shop by State: Find Your Obamacare Health Insurance Website Starting Jan. 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Individual, family and small group plans will be sold on state-based, federally facilitated, and state-federal partnership exchanges, as well as off exchanges. Use this chart to […]

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