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Trinchera named board chair of DSA

STOCKTON—The Board of Directors for the Downtown Stockton Alliance (DSA) recently named Giovanni Trinchera the Chair following the retirement of Mahala Burns.

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Spring Career and Internship Fair registration open

The University of the Pacific Spring Career & Internship Fair is open for registration to those businesses and organizations wishing to host a table.

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Weathering tax storms in uncertain waters can be smooth sailing if businesses plan ahead

Dan Phelps, a CPA and partner with Bowman & Company in Stockton, reviews tax preparation documents for a client.

The new year has arrived and with it the looming and dreaded deadline to file taxes. Businesses have a few scant months to get their taxes sent off.

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Business celebrates 100 years of helping consumers overcome bad credit

Linda Guinn, president and CEO of CB Merchant Services in Stockton, is celebrating 100 years of the non-for-profit’s operation.

STOCKTON — A century ago, CB Merchant Services began as a debt collection agency, known then as the Stockton Merchants Association.

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Online portal created for state’s trademark application filing

Thanks to the work of the California Secretary of State’s office, the California Department of Technology and a platform from ThinkSmart, LLC, businesses can now file trademark applications online instead of by mail or in person.

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Use these tips to attract, retain customers

Whether you own a corporation or manage a small business, you need to understand marketing psychology.

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Healthcare reform and Employer Shared Responsibility Rules

The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to employers who owe a penalty under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) §4980H Employer Shared Responsibility Rules for benefits provided in 2015.

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