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-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 – Wayfair Comments On CDTFA Website

ALERT! The State of California joined with 41 other states, two Territories and the District of Columbia in asking the Court to reject the physical presence test in support of today’s result. The department is currently reviewing the court’s opinion to determine Continue reading California – Wayfair Comments On CDTFA Website

California – State Has Message For The State’s New Legal Pot Industry: Pay Your Taxes

Los Angeles Times by Patrick McGreevy November 20, 2017 California’s shift to legal sales of marijuana for recreational use hits a milestone Monday when the state begins issuing tax permits to marijuana distributors. State regulators estimate the California market could Continue reading California – State Has Message For The State’s New Legal Pot Industry: Pay Your Taxes

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