2021 tax filing season fast facts

Tax season officially began on Friday and it is shaping up to be another hectic year for taxpayers, preparers and the IRS.

Proposal would extend California eviction rule through June

California plans to extend eviction protections through the end of June while using federal money to pay off up to 80% of most tenants’ unpaid rent, according to an agreement announced Monday between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state’s top two legislative leaders.

Stimulus checks and your 2020 taxes: All of your questions, answered

The federal government has delivered two stimulus checks to tens of millions of Americans as part of an effort to blunt the economic pain triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, but many are wondering how the payments could affect your 2020 taxes as filing season approaches.