California – CA Treasurer, Fiona Ma’s Letter To Gavin Newsom Is More Relevant Than Ever

Fiona Ma’s letter dated March 8, 2019 to Governor Newsom provided Californian’s a window into the future of the CDTFA’s pursuit of third-party sellers with threats of audit, back taxes felony prosecution and imprisonment. A Pennsylvania small business recently received Continue reading California – CA Treasurer, Fiona Ma’s Letter To Gavin Newsom Is More Relevant Than Ever

CALIFORNIA – Regulation 1507 Technology Transfers Agreement Revisited.

After taking some time off to convert the sales and use tax system from The Board Of Equalization into the CDTFA, the state California is re-addressing the implications of the Nortel and Lucent CDTFA WEBSITE: CDTFA CDTFA.CA.GOV

California- California Hits Philly-Area Amazon Seller With $1.6 Million Sales-Tax Bill

Brian Freifelder, who sells clothing, shoes, and groceries on Amazon.com out of a small warehouse in Bensalem, is caught in what his tax lawyer called “an interstate commerce speed trap.” The 36-year-old Bucks County resident recently received a jaw-dropping notice Continue reading California- California Hits Philly-Area Amazon Seller With $1.6 Million Sales-Tax Bill

CALIFORNIA – Understanding The Resale Certificate

Below is a link to Understanding the resale certificate. Posted by The CDTFA On March 7, 2019. The video reviews what a resale certificate is, who needs to provide or accept resale certificates, when a resale certificate is needed, as Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Understanding The Resale Certificate

CALIFORNIA – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have barred California cities from striking tax-sharing deals with retailers like Amazon and Apple, finding that rural communities rely on the agreements to spur employment. The legislation aimed to end what state Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

CALIFORNIA – Solar Taxation: What To Know During Development

Development of solar projects in California has been spurred by California’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS), which requires that 60% of retail electricity sales must be served by renewable resources by 2030 and requires all the state’s electricity come from carbon-free Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Solar Taxation: What To Know During Development

California – People Don’t Want a Sales Tax on Services

As the 2020 election nears, Californians are bracing for an onslaught of local and state tax increase proposals on everything from property to soda. Proponents are already selling these taxes as though they are the missing piece in the California Continue reading California – People Don’t Want a Sales Tax on Services

California – CDTFA Issues Letter To Interested Parties For Comment Or Suggestions On Audit Manual Revisions To Chapter 1 Section 0108.00

On October 18 the CDTFA issued a letter to interested parties inviting anyone who would like to comment on proposed revisions to Audit Manual Chapter 1 section 0108.00 – Refunds, Credits, Cancellations, Adjustments and Denials. Those interested who would like Continue reading California – CDTFA Issues Letter To Interested Parties For Comment Or Suggestions On Audit Manual Revisions To Chapter 1 Section 0108.00

MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

EBay Inc. and its hometown, San Jose, Calif., are negotiating an agreement to split millions of dollars in local tax revenue from sales on the online marketplace, even as California’s governor weighs a bill to ban such pacts starting Jan. 1. The Continue reading California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban