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‘Tax the rich’ just rhetoric

The Bush tax policy (referred to as cuts) expires at the end of 2012 and all current income tax rates will rise to pre-2001 levels: the lowest rate will jump from 10 percent to 15 ...

Last minute tax filers flood in despite 2-day extension

With the April 17 tax deadline set for midnight tonight, locals have been rushing to tax preparers to file theirs before interest payments kick in. Many local tax preparers say th ...

IRS warns taxpayers about bogus tax refund scam

With tax season well underway, the Internal Revenue Service is warning senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of tax refund scams. IRS officials say the schemes carry a com ...

There’s value in giving pennies

Regarding the controversy at the Colfax post office and the “bell ringers” of the Salvation Army (Journal, Dec. 4): We have lived in Colfax for 30 years and the different chari ...

AARP service provides free help for income tax filing

AARP’s free Tax-Aide service is not just for seniors. Auburn volunteer Michael Otten says he prepares tax returns for a cross-section of the community. “I’ve done them from ...

Scammers trolled for Auburn victim

I was advised to let people know that I was the subject of a scam ... but I didn’t fall for it. Someone representing himself as being from the Publisher’s Clearing House prize ...

Agents seize over 2,000 pot plants

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Investigation reveals large grow, marijuana cloning

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Tax time sees a few changes this year

It’s tax season. And there’s some good news and bad news for filers. The good news is there are some new tax breaks for 2009, according to Phil Sharp, owner of Western Sierra ...

Get cash for buying a new car?

The “Cash for Clunkers” program may have ended, but the Internal Revenue Service wants to remind taxpayers there is another special break available. ...