April 25, 2018
Can You Reverse a Hold Placed on Your Bank Account by the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB)?

Can You Reverse a Hold Placed on Your Bank Account by the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB)?

The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), which we most recently discussed in our article on how to appeal an FTB audit, can be succinctly summarized as […]
April 24, 2018
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 […]
May 20, 2017
CBS Reports the California FTB Is Improperly Seizing Income Tax Refunds

CBS Reports the California FTB Is Improperly Seizing Income Tax Refunds

Aside from handling and administering the state income tax obligation, California’s Franchise Tax Board is also responsible for serving as a collection agency. The FTB serves […]
November 9, 2016

Think you’re in the Clear for a Tax Audit? In an Increasing Number of Situations, the IRS and California FTB Can Assess New Tax Liabilities Indefinitely

Taxpayers may make a relatively simple or particularly complex error while preparing their taxes. Years may pass, but an inkling of doubt and anxiety may continue […]
November 16, 2015
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California Winemaker Charged with Tax Fraud, Other Crimes

Central and northern California are places particularly known for their ability to make amazing wines and areas like Napa have transformed into a formidable rival of […]
September 16, 2015

Small Business Owners Sentenced for Tax Evasion and Fraud

Small business owners probably have no shortage of reasons to attempt to cut costs. Perhaps the business is already in a difficult financial spot due to […]