What is an EDD Audit?

Businesses that go through EDD audits sometimes don’t understand the process. Where am I? What are my rights? What can I do if I don’t agree with the bill? A quick overview of the EDD processes is you generally start by receiving a pre-audit questionnaire and an inquiry of records notice. Now these notices, I’ll be honest with you, I think are really hard to understand. When you receive an IRS notice, it’s crystal clear. You are being audited and here is everything you need to know. It’s all on the first page, and it’s very clear what’s going to happen. Sometimes the EDD audit notice is a little bit unclear. Sometimes you open it up and get stuck on a pile. Maybe somebody who doesn’t have the responsibility at the company opens up the mail, and it is just set on somebody’s desk. So understanding the inquiry of records and pre-audit questionnaire is starting the train.

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Allison Soares

Allison Soares, a renowned tax attorney, excels in representing clients before the IRS, FTB, EDD, and CDTFA. With a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a transformative teaching stint in Brazil, Allison’s diverse background enriches her legal expertise. She pursued law at St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, complementing it with an MBA in accounting and forensic accounting. Further honing her skills, she obtained a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of San Diego School of Law. As an adjunct professor at San Diego State University, Allison imparts her knowledge in tax procedures, practice, and ethics. Her accolades include being named Best of the Bar by the San Diego Business Journal and multiple Super Lawyer recognitions. Committed to community service, she volunteers with Forever Balboa Park and Friends of Balboa Park. Allison’s authoritative contributions in tax law are showcased through her publications and speaking engagements.

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