California – CDTFA Holds Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Meeting on August 13, 2020

Sacramento – Please join the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s  annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights meeting in Sacramento on August 13, 2020. If you have ideas, suggestions, concerns, or just want to hear about the administration and oversight of California’s Continue reading California – CDTFA Holds Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Meeting on August 13, 2020

California – Budget Includes Major Revenue Raisers and Other State Tax Law Changes

CA budget bill makes tax law changes, suspension of net operating loss deduction, and $5 million cap on business tax credit As part of the 2020-21 California State budget, where the state’s fiscal year begins July 1, the Legislature passed Continue reading California – Budget Includes Major Revenue Raisers and Other State Tax Law Changes

California – Taxpayer Was Not Entitled to Reductions in His Liability

A taxpayer in California was not entitled to any reductions in his personal liability because he failed to establish a basis to reduce the car dealership’s unpaid liabilities.  In this matter, the taxpayer argued that the amount of his responsible Continue reading California – Taxpayer Was Not Entitled to Reductions in His Liability

California – Use Tax Collection Requirements Based on Sales into California Due to the Wayfair Decision

Last year on April 25, 2019, California passed Assembly Bill No. (AB) 147. AB 147 amended Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) section 6203 to require retailers located outside of California (remote sellers, including foreign sellers located outside of the United Continue reading California – Use Tax Collection Requirements Based on Sales into California Due to the Wayfair Decision

California – CA Creates Website Emergency and Disaster Assistance for Employers

Employers statewide directly affected by COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the Employment Development Department of California. This extension will allow employers to file state payroll reports and/ or deposit payroll taxes without penalty or Continue reading California – CA Creates Website Emergency and Disaster Assistance for Employers

California – Help for Food Vendors with Local and District Taxes 2020

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration understands how complicated it may be for mobile food vendors to correctly report local and district taxes and determine the proper tax rate to collect on retail sales. CDTFA provides information on Continue reading California – Help for Food Vendors with Local and District Taxes 2020

California – CDTFA Leadership Conference January 21 and 22, 2020 – Question #3

On January 21 and 22, 2020 the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration conducted a leadership conference hosted by appointed Director of the CDTFA Mr, Nicolas Maduros. The SALT Report had the opportunity to meet with Mr. Maduros and Continue reading California – CDTFA Leadership Conference January 21 and 22, 2020 – Question #3

California – City & County Sales & Use Tax Rates (effective January 1, 2020)

Acampo 7.750% San Joaquin Acton 9.500% Los Angeles Adelaida 7.250% San Luis Obispo Adelanto* 7.750% San Bernardino Adin 7.250% Modoc Agoura 9.500% Los Angeles Agoura Hills* 9.500% Los Angeles Agua Caliente 8.250% Sonoma Agua Caliente Springs 7.750% San Diego Agua Continue reading California – City & County Sales & Use Tax Rates (effective January 1, 2020)

California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues of $172.7 million for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 4th quarter of 2019. As of February 18, 2020, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $84.4 million in revenue reported on the Continue reading California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues of $172.7 million for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

California – Sales and Use Tax Internal Controls and Monitoring Department of Tax and Fee Administration 2017 State Leadership Accountability Act (SLAA) Statement by Nicolas Maduros

The Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017, which took effect July 1, 2017, restructured the State Board of Equalization (BOE) and separated its functions among three separate entities to guarantee impartiality, equity, and efficiency in tax appeals, protect civil Continue reading California – Sales and Use Tax Internal Controls and Monitoring Department of Tax and Fee Administration 2017 State Leadership Accountability Act (SLAA) Statement by Nicolas Maduros