What Should I Expect from a Franchise Tax Board Audit?

Categories: California Tax Law

People typically associate the words “tax audit” with the Internal Revenue Service and the federal government. However, California taxpayers can also be audited by the Franchise Tax Board (FTB), the statewide agency that determines the state income tax for businesses and individuals. Like the IRS, the FTB may choose to audit your personal and business…

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I Owe the IRS Money and Need a Payment Plan

Categories: Federal Tax

Tax season is upon us, and there are few things that create more stress than owing the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) money. Unfortunately for many taxpayers, owing money on taxes is a reality of life. But what happens when you owe the IRS money, but don’t have the full amount to make the payment by…

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How Do I Appeal an EDD Assessment?

Categories: California Tax Law

One of the most common questions I receive is how can California business owners and taxpayers appeal an EDD audit assessment. It’s a great question and one that should be addressed with an experienced tax attorney. Before I share the steps you can take to appeal the assessment, let me briefly explain the term itself….

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Are You Aware of Changes to Your Online Sales Tax?

Categories: Federal Tax

There’s been a change in how states are collecting sales tax from online purchases. If you’re a taxpayer and have ordered anything online – which is pretty much all of us – then you need to be aware of this sales tax law and how it affects you. In 2018, the United States Supreme Court…

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How Do I Fill out an EDD Audit Questionnaire?

Categories: California Tax Law

One of the first things I hear from California business owners and taxpayers who are facing an EDD audit is this: “I just received an EDD audit questionnaire. How do I fill this out?” If you find yourself saying this, you’re not alone. If you’re not familiar with the term, an EDD audit occurs when…

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