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Tax Time

Keep more of your money this tax season! Let DCBA be your guide on how to file for free!

Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica has contracted with DCBA to enforce their ordinance which includes a wage increase, paid sick leave, and more.

Adapt and grow

We can help your business during the minimum wage increases. SBI can help you save money, make money and grow your business.

Immigration Fraud

Learn how to avoid scams that may hurt your chances of immigrating lawfully.

Enriching Lives

"I couldn't have done it without you. I got support, commitment, and reliability from the DCBA." - Barbara Clark, Los Angeles

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Consumer News/Announcements


Consumer News Alert: Local auto group to pay $3.6 million to settle charges filed with the Federal Trade Commission after DCBA investigation

A local auto group is accused of employing illegal sales tactics. Know your rights and read these tips when shopping for vehicles.


VITA Can Help You File Your Taxes for Free and Keep The Money You've Earned

Why pay to file your taxes when you can file for free? Using the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, you can keep the money you’ve earned.


UPDATE: DCBA investigation leads to five-year prison sentence for fake immigration attorney

A DCBA investigation, in partnership with the office of the California Attorney General and other agencies, has resulted in felony charges against the owner of a Los Angeles-based business for defrauding immigrants.