What Triggers an EDD Audit?

Categories: California Tax Law

Calculation for an audit.

What Triggers an EDD Audit? If you’re a California business owner and taxpayer, and if you’ve ever hired an independent contractor, then you should be familiar with an EDD audit. These California Employment Development Department (EDD) state payroll audits occur when a business has classified a worker as an independent contractor instead of an employee….

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How Long Can You Stay in California Without Being a Resident?

Categories: California Tax Law

Golden gate bridge at dawn.

How Long Can You Stay in California Without Being a Resident? California, with its near-perfect weather and proximity to the Pacific Ocean, is one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. But with the promises of California gold also brings an expensive cost of living and high-income tax. The Golden State’s…

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I Owe the EDD Money. How Do I Pay the EDD What I Owe?

Categories: California Tax Law

Money for an EDD.

I Owe the EDD Money. How Do I Pay the EDD What I Owe? You’ve gone through the process of an EDD audit and now you owe the state of California money. Like many business owners and taxpayers, you may be wondering how to pay those penalties. The EDD works through the Central Collections Division…

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What Should I Expect from a Franchise Tax Board Audit?

Categories: California Tax Law

Coins for a franchise.

What Should I Expect from a Franchise Tax Board Audit? 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,…

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I Owe the IRS Money and Need a Payment Plan

Categories: Federal Tax

Dollar payment for a plan.

I Owe the IRS Money and Need a Payment Plan 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…

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How Do I Appeal an EDD Assessment?

Categories: California Tax Law

Businessman calculating for an assessment.

How Do I Appeal an EDD Assessment? 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,…

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Are You Aware of Changes to Your Online Sales Tax?

Categories: Federal Tax

Ecommerce

Are You Aware of Changes to Your Online Sales 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…

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