California – Practice and Procedure: California Tax Appeals Office Races to the Finish Line on Finalizing Procedure Rules

Bloomberg BNA SALT Talk Blog by Veronica Shade November 29, 2017 Pursuant to A.B. 102, the Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017, California taxpayers and practitioners will have new guidelines to follow during the tax appeals process as the new Continue reading California – Practice and Procedure: California Tax Appeals Office Races to the Finish Line on Finalizing Procedure Rules

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 – Corporate Close-Up: California Creates Independent Office of Tax Appeals Ending SBOE’s Role In Income And Franchise Tax Appeals

Bloomberg BNA SALT TALK BLOG By Chris Bailey July 3, 2017 As first reported by Laura Mahoney in the Daily Tax Report (subscription required), California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law A.B. 102, The Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017, on Continue reading California – Corporate Close-Up: California Creates Independent Office of Tax Appeals Ending SBOE’s Role In Income And Franchise Tax Appeals

California – CA We Are BOE – CROS Project Begins

BOE Social Media Creative Services Published on Oct 21, 2016 The #CABOE is implementing CROS, Centralized Revenue Operating System, which will shape the way the agency does business. Fast Enterprises is the contractor for the project and their team of Continue reading California – CA We Are BOE – CROS Project Begins

California – CA Your Community Counts On Use Tax Dollars When You Shop Online, Check Your Receipts!

For Immediate Release December 22, 2016 NR 95-16-G “Sacramento – Many people are shopping online during the holidays because it’s convenient and it’s easy. But be sure to check those receipts! Sometimes, online shoppers are not charged sales tax on Continue reading California – CA Your Community Counts On Use Tax Dollars When You Shop Online, Check Your Receipts!

California – Time to Abolish California Income Tax?

Salt Report 3623 – In the attached article below, Board Member George Runner comments on the potential of dropping the California income tax in favor of an expanded sales tax. Further Information: Is it time to abolish California’s income tax? by Continue reading California – Time to Abolish California Income Tax?

California – New BOE District Boundaries Effective January 5, 2015

SALT Report 3550 – The BOE is comprised of four districts each with a population of approximately 9.5 million people.  Voters from each district elect a Board Member as their representative.  The fifth Board Member is the State Controller, who Continue reading California – New BOE District Boundaries Effective January 5, 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 – AB 129 Brings Virtual Currency Into The Legal Fold Of California Commerce

SALT Report 3401 – Enrolled June 24, 2014, CA AB 129 removed California Corporations Code Section 107 stating that it is no longer necessary given that Section 107 was essentially dormant and could potentially limit the development of virtual currencies.  Continue reading California – AB 129 Brings Virtual Currency Into The Legal Fold Of California Commerce