California – Soda tax initiative would generate billions for health care, LAO concludes

The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office has concluded that the California Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act of 2020, a ballot measure filed in July by CDA and the California Medical Association, would generate an estimated $2-3 billion annually from a statewide sales Continue reading California – Soda tax initiative would generate billions for health care, LAO concludes

California – State Tax Agency Gives Businesses Access To The Wrong Accounts

Accountants and business owners across California received emails from the state tax department this week that gave them access to confidential information regarding companies that were not theirs. The messages alarmed accountants who worried someone would misuse the access and Continue reading California – State Tax Agency Gives Businesses Access To The Wrong Accounts

California – Proposed Bill A2A Sets Economic Nexus Threshold At $500,000

The proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) administration, obtained by Bloomberg Tax, would include a $500,000 economic nexus threshold—one of the highest a state has proposed so far—in addition to language requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit. Learn more here – Continue reading California – Proposed Bill A2A Sets Economic Nexus Threshold At $500,000

California-New Tax Rate On Other Tobacco Products 62.87% Effective July 1, 2018

The new tobacco products tax rate is 62.78 percent effective July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019. Tobacco products distributors are required to apply this rate to all distributions of other tobacco products during the effective period. Further Information- https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/formspubs/l554.pdf

California-Sales Made On State-Designated Fairgrounds Must Be Separately Reported Effective July 1, 2018

If you are a retailer who makes sales of tangible personal property that take place on the real property of a California state-designated fair (“state-designated fairground”), you must separately state the amount of those sales on your sales and use Continue reading California-Sales Made On State-Designated Fairgrounds Must Be Separately Reported Effective July 1, 2018

California – Napa County And Stanislaus County New District Tax Codes

Within the county limits of Napa County and Stanislaus County there will be new district tax codes implemented as well as a district tax Extension in Stanislaus County Operative July 1,2018. Stanislaus County (STCL) 0.125 percent tax set to expire June 30, Continue reading California – Napa County And Stanislaus County New District Tax Codes

California – California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) Appoints New CFO and External Relations Director

Happy Birthday CDTFA. It’s been one year since this organization was established on July 1, 2017 pursuant to The Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017 (AB 102). As a gift to itself the CDTFA (Governor Brown) has appointed two new Continue reading California – California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) Appoints New CFO and External Relations Director

California – California may need tax reform, but Hertzberg’s sales tax on services isn’t it

www.sacbee.com JOHN KABATECK July 07, 2018 05:27 PM “Lawmakers in Sacramento just passed a state budget of nearly $200 billion in taxpayer dollars – the largest in state history. Thanks to an economy that is roaring for a few select Continue reading California – California may need tax reform, but Hertzberg’s sales tax on services isn’t it

California – Online sales tax ruling could bring ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to California

www.sacbee.com BY ADAM ASHTON AND CAITLIN CHEN July 02, 2018 12:01 AM “Last fall, more than 2,500 online retailers with out-of-state addresses received letters from California’s Department of Tax and Fee Administration informing them that they appeared to owe sales Continue reading California – Online sales tax ruling could bring ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to California