There are many great sites on the World Wide Web but trying to actually find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of Websites that we have found to be helpful resources of information. If your favorite is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it to the list.
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Latest IRS announcements regarding COVID-19.
California FTB announcements
Latest FTB announcements regarding COVID-19.
AICPA Tax Relief State-by-State Chart
State-by-state chart prepared and updated by the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) to track individual state responses and relief provisions.
Small business owner guidance and loan resources.
Bay Area relief for companies and employees
San Francisco Business Times article for more resources and detailed information for small business owners and employees.
Families First Coronavirus Repsonse Act (FFCRA)
Thank you to Kristy and the team at BenefitMall, a payroll and HR firm, for providing this summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act for employers regarding emergency paid sick leave. Please also see the following posters with helpful information pertaining to Federal Employee Rights and Employee Rights.
The Internal Revenue Service
Home of the IRS on the Web. The site is full of information, an easy W-4 withholding calculator and downloadable tax forms.
California Franchise Tax Board
The state of California's Franchise Tax Board has comprehensive information on California income tax laws as well as downloadable forms and publications.
Federal Form 1040-ES - Estimated Tax Payment Voucher
Quick link to download your federal quarterly payment vouchers -- payments are due April 15, June 15, September 15, and January 15. Mailing address and instructions are included.
California Form 540-ES - Estimated Tax Vouchers
Quick link to download your California quarterly payment vouchers -- payments are due April 15, June 15, September 15, and January 15. Mailing address is included.
Tax Cut and Jobs Act 2018
Year-end Charitable Planning Strategies
Tax Topic #1 - Impacts to Individual Tax Returns
Tax Topic #2 - Impacts to Homeowners
Tax Topic #3 - Impacts to Payroll Withholding
Tax Topic #4 - Impacts to Real Estate Investors
Tax Topic #5 - Impacts to Business Owners
Tax Topic #6 - Qualified Business Income
The 20% deduction and what it may mean for your business or rental property investments.
MSNBC is the place for up to the minute news. Many of the news articles have audio and video clips.
Money Magazine offers an online edition that is a great resource for financial news information.
Smart Money magazine
Smart Money magazine's website is very thorough and is a great resource for financial news and calculators.
Ms. Financial Savvy.com
This site bills itself as "A woman's one stop on the Web for business, finance and careers".
Saving for College.com
A great resource for comparing various alternatives for saving for your or your kids college education, including a state-by-state comparison of their Section 529 plans.
The Money Cafe - Prime Rate (and other interest rates)
A commonly used site in our office. This link goes directly to a history of the Federal Prime Interest Rate. The site also has links to other useful interest rates (the LIBOR, US Treasury, etc.) as well as link to The Money Cafe website, which is full of other information.
Foreign Currency Converter (OANDA)
Another commonly used web-site in our office. This site has current and historical currency exchange rates.
Giving back to our community and world
Mayan Partners: You can learn more about our involvement with the village of Panyebar in the rural highlands of Guatemala at www.mayanpartners.org. Our managing partner, Peter, along with a group of other supporters, is involved in the development and ongoing support of the Panyebar Middle School, a non-denominational Christian school with approximately 60 students in this small rural community of Panyebar, Guatemala. Please ask him if you are interested in participating in this effort.