California – CA Tax Rate Drops in 2017: Sales and Use Tax Lowered on January 1st

“Yes, you read that headline correctly. A tax in California has actually been lowered. Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the sales and use tax rate dropped in the Golden State. The rate was lowered one quarter of 1 percent, from 7.50 Continue reading California – CA Tax Rate Drops in 2017: Sales and Use Tax Lowered on January 1st

California – Lucent/Nortel TTA “Case Closed” BOE Petition To California Supreme Court Rejected On January 20, 2016

SALT Report 3767 – April 27, 2011 and January 20, 2016 mark the dates that the California Supreme Court denied the two petitions for review in Nortel and Lucent. These cases and the TTA issues are now closed, the decision Continue reading California – Lucent/Nortel TTA “Case Closed” BOE Petition To California Supreme Court Rejected On January 20, 2016

California – Free Business Seminars

Salt Report 3675 – The California Board of Equalization will be hosting business resource seminars for current business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to learn how to comply with California’s tax laws. Details about the seminars can be Continue reading California – Free Business Seminars

California – Good Article Discussing California Sales and Use Tax

Salt Report 3629 – The article discusses the history of sales and use taxation in California beginning in 1933.  It does a good job of pointing out some of the quirks of sales and use tax and addresses the potential to Continue reading California – Good Article Discussing California Sales and Use Tax

California – Proposed Tax on Services Estimated At $122.6 Billion

Salt Report 3614 – The California BOE’s Research and Statistics Section analyzed 15 categories of service industries, including health care, agriculture, construction, real estate, finance, transportation and warehousing, and various professional services, such as attorneys, accountants, hairstylists, car washes, and auto Continue reading California – Proposed Tax on Services Estimated At $122.6 Billion

California – Free Small Business Resource Seminar

Salt Report 3574 – On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the California State Board of Equalization will host a Free Pasadena Business Resource Seminar and Expo. Entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses and learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws will have Continue reading California – Free Small Business Resource Seminar

California – BOE to Consider 7.5 Cent Gasoline Excise Tax Rate Cut

Salt Report 3563 – On February 24, 2015, in Culver City, the new Board members will consider lowering the fuel excise tax from $0.36 to $0.285 per gallon.  If passed, the $0.075 reduction will be effective beginning July 1, 2015.  Continue reading California – BOE to Consider 7.5 Cent Gasoline Excise Tax Rate Cut