California – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Operative October 1, 2017

SALT Report 3926 – The tax rate changes listed here CA – New Sales and Use Tax Rates apply only within the indicated city or county limits. After October 1, 2017, you will be able to find the correct tax rate Continue reading California – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Operative October 1, 2017

California – Reformer’s Selective Outrage Over Board Of Equalization

The Orange County Register Opinion by Diane Harkey July 8, 2017 Where are the “reformers” when you need them? Blasted by what was an informal survey focused on elected members, and an actual 2015 state controller’s audit revealing not problems Continue reading California – Reformer’s Selective Outrage Over Board Of Equalization

California – Chairwoman Fiona Ma Launches Educational Webinar Series

SALT Report 3861 – As a business owner, do you need help understanding California tax laws when you make a sale? California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairwoman Fiona Ma, CPA is launching her educational web series by hosting her Continue reading California – Chairwoman Fiona Ma Launches Educational Webinar Series

California – Periodicals Clarified Regulation 1590 Revised For Mixed (Printed/Electronic) Subscriptions Effective October 1, 2016

SALT Report 3856 – The State Board of Equalization announced that the recently adopted amendments to Sales and Use Tax Regulation 1590, Newspapers and Periodicals, were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State on Continue reading California – Periodicals Clarified Regulation 1590 Revised For Mixed (Printed/Electronic) Subscriptions Effective October 1, 2016

California – State Gas Tax Cut, Effective July 2015

Salt Report 3569 – California’s tax board on February 24, 2015 approved a 6-cent cut in the state gas tax due to lower gas prices. The California State Board of Equalization voted unanimously to cut the state gasoline tax from Continue reading California – State Gas Tax Cut, Effective July 2015

California – Local Assistance Centers To Help Residents Recover From Napa Earthquakes

SALT Report 3520 – The California State Board of Equalization is providing assistance to residents and business owners affected by the earthquake in Napa County and Solano County.  Taxpayers will have opportunities to ask questions and receive information about tax Continue reading California – Local Assistance Centers To Help Residents Recover From Napa Earthquakes

California – Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action Regulation 1525.4 July 17, 2014

SALT Report 3410 – The Board of Equalization will be hearing the final approval request for the proposed regulation 1525.4 on July 17, 2014. Upon approval, this version of the regulation will retroactively apply to July 1, 2014. For Further Continue reading California – Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action Regulation 1525.4 July 17, 2014

California – Board of Equalization Defines Taxability of Grocery Store Products

SALT Report 3407 – The California Board of Equalization has released a comprehensive guide designed for owners, managers, and other operators of grocery stores and provides basic information on the application of the California Sales and Use Tax Law to Continue reading California – Board of Equalization Defines Taxability of Grocery Store Products

California – Manufacturing and Research & Development Partial Exemption (Proposed Reg. 1525.4)

SALT Report 3242 –The California State Board of Equalization Tax Policy Division released the Third Discussion Paper on the Proposed Regulation 1525.4, Manufacturing and Research & Development Equipment. Dates to remember: February 18, 2014 – Third Interested Party Meeting – Continue reading California – Manufacturing and Research & Development Partial Exemption (Proposed Reg. 1525.4)