2013 Tax Changes for Individuals

2013 Tax Changes for Individuals

Tax Changes for 2013 Each year starts with some changes to our tax regime. The changes for 2013 have been much higher profile given the drama in Congress and the “fiscal cliff.” Here is a brief summary of the changes that will impact individuals this year. Individuals For 2013, standard deductions and the personal exemption, … Continue reading 2013 Tax Changes for Individuals

San Francisco Court Update: Source Indicates All Commissioners and 100 Clerks to be Laid Off

San Francisco Court Update: Source Indicates All Commissioners and 100 Clerks to be Laid Off

Massive layoffs face the San Francisco Superior Court and it appears Clerks and Commissioners will be hit very hard.  I first related Ari Burack’s article on the Dire situation forecast for San Francisco Superior Court here.  I then passed on the Court’s press release on this matter here. In what is becoming an unexpected series on this … Continue reading San Francisco Court Update: Source Indicates All Commissioners and 100 Clerks to be Laid Off

“The civil justice system in San Francisco is collapsing”

“The civil justice system in San Francisco is collapsing”

SEE UPDATE AUGUST 31, 2011 HERE SEE UPDATE JULY 26, 2011 HERE As a follow up to my recent blog regarding the crisis facing our courts, check out today’s press release confirming the impact of state budget cuts on San Francisco’s courts and employees. http://www.sfbar.org/forms/court-press/court-cuts-071811.pdf NEWS RELEASE Superior Court of California COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO … Continue reading “The civil justice system in San Francisco is collapsing”

San Francisco Assessor Seeks Increased Penalties for Failure to File PCOR

San Francisco Assessor Seeks Increased Penalties for Failure to File PCOR

If you have tried to record anything in California recently (e.g. a deed on that stone house you recently purchased), you have no doubt run across the requirement that almost everything that crosses the desk at your county’s office of the Recorder must be accompanied by a Preliminary Change of Ownership Report (PCOR).  The name implies this … Continue reading San Francisco Assessor Seeks Increased Penalties for Failure to File PCOR