Are You in The Empowerment Zone?

Much like the California Enterprise Zone program, Federal Empowerment Zones are specific areas of the U.S. that are considered economically disadvantaged. The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have worked together to create a system of tax incentives to encourage businesses to help stimulate the economy in these areas [...]

Can You Claim the Enterprise Zone Credit?

The California Enterprise Zone program is intended to stimulate development in specific economically distressed areas of California.  The result is that new and existing businesses located in these areas can take advantage tax incentives while at the same time invigorating local economy and creating new jobs. There are 42 Enterprise Zones located throughout California: Anaheim*, [...]

Business Tax Filings

Like the old adage goes, the only things that are certain in life are death and taxes.  Understandably, the mere thought of filing business taxes makes many people scramble towards the nearest bottle of Tums!  But, as a business owner, it is your job to ensure that returns are filed accurately and on time. It [...]

Is Your Growing Business Getting The Credits It Deserves?

In this economy, hiring, or the lack thereof, has remained a hot topic. If you are a small business owner or operator in California and have hired new employees, you will want to make sure that you filed for your tax credit. According to the latest statistics just released by the California Employment Development Department, [...]