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2016 Deadlines and Dates

Its that time of year again, well technically that time of year started last month but I’m a little bit behind or on-time or just barely by the skin of my teeth on time. We are working hard to get all of our clients up-to-date and all requests handled as fast as possible after being “out” sick for a few months. Technically, I’m never out sick for more than a day or two but did have a small setback in August, then again in Sept, snowballing into December but I’m all healed and ready to get through these deadlines…so without further ado..the official deadlines. 1/27/16 = W2s have to be mailed out –  done 2/1/16 = 4th qtr 2015 Sales Tax Return and Payments due – whew, done 2/17/16 = 1099s need to be mailed out to people 2/29/16  = San Francisco Payroll Tax Return due for last year 3/2/16  = FAFSA due for California 3/15/16 = Corporate Tax Returns due 3/31/16 = 1099s must be electronically filed (at this point, no changes can be made) 4/15/16 = Personal Tax Returns due 4/16/16 = I’m going to need a...

Love/Hate

I have this love/hate relationship with Better Business Bureau – I’m not sure that it does my business any good and having to pay for a membership to boost my rating really doesn’t seem right. They cancelled my membership again because my CTEC license hadn’t been renewed as of 12/2/15, ok, so I was little bit behind on getting that renewed. Clients come first, I hadn’t had a chance to get my continued education as of 12/2/15 – btw, that’s done, 20 hours of boring federal tax law updates done! but I still had plenty of time to renew with a late CTEC registration + fee as of 12/2/15. And the love part – sometimes I think it might be a good idea Then there’s the hate part of being really pushy and then refusing to renew it because the CTEC License had expired a smidgen – currently my company on the BBB site says non-rated (non-rated means I didn’t renew my membership) So random search on google for tax preparer in Concord, CA – found several on the PTIN website, then checked their licenses on the CTEC website – of the five I checked, only two were registered with CTEC and none were listed on the BBB website – so yeah, not going to be renewing that anytime soon, save my...