California – New Operative Date of April 25, 2019, for District Use Tax Collection Requirement Based on $500,000 Sales Threshold

The California Legislature recently passed Senate Bill (SB) 92 (Stats. 2019, ch. 34), which changes the operative date of the new district use tax collection requirement based on a $500,000 sales threshold from April 1, 2019 to April 25, 2019. Continue reading California – New Operative Date of April 25, 2019, for District Use Tax Collection Requirement Based on $500,000 Sales Threshold

California – CDTFA Announces New Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate

News ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseJune 25, 2019 Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced the selection of Mr. William Hain as the Department’s new Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate and Small Business Liaison. The CDTFA’s Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate Office assists taxpayers Continue reading California – CDTFA Announces New Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate

CALIFORNIA – CDTFA Expands New Online System For Sales, Use, And Excise Taxes

August 2019, Many Accounts will move into the CDTFA’s new online services system, paper Returns Will no longer be accepted and Multiple accounts will be impacted. Alcoholic beverages, cigarette/Tobacco Products ETC. Read More Here: CDTFA Special Notice Governor GAVIN NEWSOM

California – The CDTFA Is Offering Free Monthly Educational Opportunities – Basic Sales and Use Tax

The following are the times and locations for the Basic Sales and Use Tax Class offered by the CDTFA: San JoseTuesday, July 16, 20199:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.To register for this event, visit:www.cdtfa.ca.gov/seminar SalinasWednesday, July 17, 20199:00 a.m. to 12:00 Continue reading California – The CDTFA Is Offering Free Monthly Educational Opportunities – Basic Sales and Use Tax

California – The CDTFA Is Offering Free Monthly Educational Opportunities – Basic Sales and Use Tax Class For Construction Contractors

The following is the time and location for the Basic Sales and Use Tax Class for Construction Contractors offered by the CDTFA: OaklandTuesday, July 9, 20199:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. To register for this event, visit:www.cdtfa.ca.gov/seminar

California – Jim Breslo: Problem-Plagued California Needs New Management

A few blocks from my home is the iconic Gladstone’s restaurant. It sits on the sand where the famed Sunset Boulevard meets the ocean in Los Angeles. The restaurant’s setting could not be more ideal. Its huge patio sits almost on top Continue reading California – Jim Breslo: Problem-Plagued California Needs New Management

California – State To Consider Deleting Annotation Regarding Offsets Involving Special Taxing Districts

A 1997 California annotation (802.0090) is being considered for deletion because it is outdated because of a process change from the Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS). It appears the the Centralized Revenue Opportunity System resolved the issue of State, Local Continue reading California – State To Consider Deleting Annotation Regarding Offsets Involving Special Taxing Districts

California – State To Consider Deleting Annotation Regarding Delivery By Out-Of-State Retailer

A 1957 California Annotation is being considered for deletion because it is “out dated and no longer accurate.” The ruling (220.0060 attached) addressed the term “engaged in business in this state.” The annotation reads, “Due to the uncertainties, we would Continue reading California – State To Consider Deleting Annotation Regarding Delivery By Out-Of-State Retailer

California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

KEY POINTS California’s governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the Supreme Court ruled last year expanded the reach of states to Continue reading California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

California – Sales And Use Tax Guidance For Construction Contractors Updated April 2019

The CDTFA updated Publication 9, “Construction and Building Contractors.” This publication is designed for building construction contractors, subcontractors, and restaurant equipment contractors. It provides basic information on the California Sales and Use Tax Law and applicable regulations. For More Information: Continue reading California – Sales And Use Tax Guidance For Construction Contractors Updated April 2019