California – How Will Orange County Cities And Malls Confront “E-tail” Revolution As Revenues Decline?

Orange County Register by Margot Roosevelt July 23, 2017 Orange County, which has long positioned itself as an international shopping mecca, finds itself scrambling to cope with a dramatic upheaval in consumer spending habits. “Retail is not dead or dying,” Continue reading California – How Will Orange County Cities And Malls Confront “E-tail” Revolution As Revenues Decline?

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 – Lawmakers Propose Major Taxes And Fees

California Tax  Foundation Tax Watch Report Updated Through June 2, 2017 “California lawmakers have proposed more taxes and fees in the first six months of the 2017-18 legislative session than in all of 2015 or 2016. If each proposal became Continue reading California – Lawmakers Propose Major Taxes And Fees

California – CA California’s Economic Output Outpaces Nation for Fourth Straight Year

For Immediate Release by California BOE April 13, 2017 NR 20-17-G Sacramento –California’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown consistently faster than the nation’s as a whole for four straight years. In 2015, the California GDP rose 5.6 percent, while Continue reading California – CA California’s Economic Output Outpaces Nation for Fourth Straight Year

Multi-State – 10 more states will now collect sales taxes from Amazon shoppers

Darla Mercado | @darla_mercado February 1st 2017 – 4 Hours Ago – CNBC.com “More Amazon shoppers can expect to pay sales taxes when they buy online this year. The massive internet merchant is adding 10 more states to the list Continue reading Multi-State – 10 more states will now collect sales taxes from Amazon shoppers

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 – Basic Sales & Use Tax Workshop in Mission Viejo May 18, 2016

SALT Report 3804 – California will be conducting a workshop in Mission Viejo focused on the basics of sales and use tax. Details below: Date/Time:  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location:                                 Mission Viejo City Hall – Continue reading California – Basic Sales & Use Tax Workshop in Mission Viejo May 18, 2016

California – Shedding Light On Lucent Bright Ideas March 30, 2016 BOE Hearings

SALT Report 3787 – On March 30, 2016 the BOE will be conducting their monthly meeting in Sacramento.  On the agenda Item M1 – Lucent Technologies – This agenda item will address the BOE’s interpretation of the TTA issue and Continue reading California – Shedding Light On Lucent Bright Ideas March 30, 2016 BOE Hearings