Articles Tagged With ‘IRS’

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Phony IRS agent targeting SLO County residents

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about an IRS phone scam that is spreading locally. Sheriff’s officials received 11 reports over the last 10 days from people targeted by the scammer... (Continue reading)

Letter to the editor: The Senate must take action

By GARY KIRKLAND Americans like me need the Senate to take up the cause on three matters of great importance. First, the Senate must not allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to enforce the ObamaCare... (Continue reading)

Conservative politics targeted by IRS

Political groups with the words “tea party” or “patriot” in applications for tax-exempt status were “inappropriately flagged” for closer examination by IRS agents during the 2012 election cycle, an official of the agency has admitted.... (Continue reading)

Tax filings show CAPSLO does not report sales of donated goods

By DANIEL BLACKBURN, KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN They’re small items: razors, socks, sometimes tampons. Community Action Partners of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) sells those goods, donated by local and national businesses, to the homeless... (Continue reading)

Fat Cats Cafe files for bankruptcy

Port San Luis restaurant Fat Cats Café has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but will remain open. [Tribune] The popular restaurant has less than $50,000 in assets and at least $300,000 in liabilities to its... (Continue reading)

Central Coast accountant sentenced for fraud involving sham non-profit organization

A Santa Barbara-based certified public accountant has been sentenced to 36 months in federal prison for failing to report more than $1 million on federal tax returns by pretending that money earned through his accounting... (Continue reading)

Family Ties director says she was never on board

Keeping them homeless By KAREN VELIE, JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN (Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series about San Luis Obispo County Homeless Services and the nonprofits managing the program.) Family Ties,... (Continue reading)

State Democrats file FPPC complaint on Maldonado

California Democrats requested Wednesday that the California Fair Political Practices Commission investigate whether Republican Congressional candidate Abel Maldonado violated state law by not disclosing two campaign fundraisers in 2007 [McClatchy]. The California Democratic Party complaint... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado’s mounting tax troubles

Note: this story first appeared in Noozhawk, an online news source in Santa Barbara County. By Gina Potthoff, Noozhawk Staff Writer Congressional candidate Abel Maldonado raised thousands of dollars for a state re-election bid during... (Continue reading)

Campaign finance records bolster IRS case against Maldonado

California election finance records show that Republican congressional candidate Abel Maldonado raised $35,000 the same day as a 2007 party held on his behalf, which Maldonado’s family business claimed as a business expense on its... (Continue reading)

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