Taxpayer Advocate Services: How They Can Help with an EDD Issue

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Taxpayer Advocate Services: How They Can Help with an EDD Issue I work with many San Francisco business owners and taxpayers who are either having issues with the Employment Development Department (EDD) or facing an EDD audit. If you receive an Inquiry Regarding Records notice from the EDD, your business has been selected for an...

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5 More Misconceptions about the EDD

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5 More Misconceptions about the EDD Recently, I shared with you five misconceptions about the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and whether workers are considered employees. The EDD conducts California state payroll tax audits (commonly referred to as an EDD audit) when a San Francisco business has classified a worker as an independent contractor instead...

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Just the Facts: 5 Common EDD Misconceptions

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Just the Facts: 5 Common EDD Misconceptions The California Employment Development Department (EDD) conducts California state payroll tax audits (commonly referred to as an EDD audit) when a business has classified a worker as an independent contractor instead of an employee. This means the EDD can personally assess the San Francisco business owner for “unpaid”...

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Are You Eligible for the California In-State Voluntary Disclosure Program?

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Are You Eligible for the California In-State Voluntary Disclosure Program? California has three different taxing agencies: California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), the Employment Development Department (EDD) and the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). If you are a San Francisco business owner in California, you must understand each agency and what taxes you need...

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What Happens After Winning An EDD Audit

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What Happens After Winning An EDD Audit? Facing an Employment Development Department (EDD) audit can be a nerve-wracking experience for both the taxpayer and San Francisco business owner. The audit process involves a thorough look of your financial records, tax payments and employee records. So when the EDD audit is complete and you’ve successfully won...

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5 Tips to Prevent an EDD Audit

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5 Tips to Prevent an EDD Audit Being a California business owner comes with its share of challenges. One of the last things any business owner or entrepreneur wants to deal with is an audit from the Employment Development Department (EDD). That being said, if you’re a California business owner and taxpayer — and if...

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Is Your Digital Marketing Agency Facing an EDD Audit?

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Is Your Digital Marketing Agency Facing an EDD Audit? Digital marketing agencies are just one of the many businesses facing the prospect of an EDD audits. If you’re a San Francisco internet marketing company and you’ve ever hired an independent contractor, you may want to familiarize your practice with the EDD audit. These California Employment...

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How Do I Fill out an EDD Audit Questionnaire?

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How Do I Fill out an EDD Audit Questionnaire? When San Francisco business owners and taxpayers learn they’re facing an EDD audit, one of the first questions they ask me is about the questionnaire. Specifically, they ask how to fill out an EDD audit questionnaire.  An EDD audit occurs when the California Employment Development Department...

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What are Tax Implications When Terminating a Business Partnership in California?

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What are Tax Implications When Terminating a Business Partnership in California? Sometimes, in life, relationships just do not work out. That is true for marriages and domestic partnerships, as well as business partnerships. Like all relationships that come to an end, it’s important to follow all the proper legal procedures to dissolve the partnership. This...

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What Documents Should I Have Ready for an EDD Audit?

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What Documents Should I Have Ready for an EDD Audit? If you’re a California business owner, you may find yourself facing an EDD audit at some point. If you’re not familiar with the term, an EDD audit occurs when the California Employment Development Department (EDD) launches an investigation into a business’ state payroll tax records....

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