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

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 – “Effective July 1, 2017 the State Board of Equalization has been restructured to better serve taxpayers”

The Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) is replacing the Board of Equalization (BOE) in the administration of California sales and use taxes – A big move in a short period of time for broad sweeping reasons. The new Continue reading California – “Effective July 1, 2017 the State Board of Equalization has been restructured to better serve taxpayers”