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  • Commentary: Prop. 13 reform would make state even less competitive

    April 30 is California's Tax Freedom Day, the day when taxpayers can stop working for the government and start working for themselves. This year Californians have worked nine more days than the national average, and six more days than we did last year to pay off our federal, state and local tax burden.
  • Tax preparer who falsified returns gets 30 months

    A Costa Mesa tax return preparer was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison for falsifying federal income taxes on behalf of his clients so they would receive inflated returns, according to the Internal Revenue Service's criminal investigations office....

    From the Boathouse: A cooler week on the water

    Ahoy! You will notice a little change in our weather for boating and outdoor activities this weekend from the summertime-like heat wave we experienced at the beginning of the week. The air temperatures along the coastline could reach the lower 70s,...

    Commentary: State tax code is inhospitable to business

    I had three separate experiences recently that reinforced just how bad things are for business owners in California. A letter to one of my previous campaign supporters came back, and when I followed up with email, I learned that this pizza restaurant...

    Charter panel thinks long-range

    Costa Mesa's proposed charter isn't quite out of the brainstorming phase yet, but already guidelines that would allow others to make changes to it someday are being added. The Charter Committee voted 10 to 3 to add the possibility of changing the...