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March 24, 2021
How Do You Appeal an FTB Audit?

How Do You Appeal an FTB Audit?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) administers tax laws and penalties on the federal level. In California, the state equivalent to the IRS is the Franchise Tax […]
April 24, 2020

What Should You Do If You Can’t Deal with the IRS Because of the Coronavirus Shutdown?

As the coronavirus pandemic has swiftly spread across the world, it has brought with it large amounts of confusion and uncertainty. Most state governors, including Governor […]
January 24, 2020

The Creation of the Gig Economy Tax Center Signals IRS Focus on Gig Economy Tax Compliance

An increasing number of workers are embracing the “gig economy” and working for themselves through services like Lyft, Uber, and Airbnb. Setting aside the effects the […]
January 23, 2020

California Business Owner Vindicated by Office of Tax Appeals Over Sales Tax Liability

When a business sells products that are subject to sales tax in California, we typically associate the tax liability with the business, itself. But when the […]
January 13, 2020

Omaha Councilman Awaits Sentencing for Failure to File Federal Income Tax Returns

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has repeatedly proven its willingness to prosecute anyone for tax crimes – including politicians. For example, former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh […]
January 12, 2020

Recent OTA Ruling Puts Out-of-State Service Providers At Risk

In a recent case decided by the California Office of Tax Appeals (“OTA”), a three-judge administrative law panel interpreted the state’s income apportionment and sourcing rules […]