How Do I Fill out an EDD Audit Questionnaire?

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How Do I Fill out an EDD Audit Questionnaire? 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…

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What Should I Do if I Get Hit With an EDD Audit?

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What Should I Do if I Get Hit With an EDD Audit? If you’re a business owner and taxpayer in California, you may have heard the term EDD audit recently. Or perhaps you’ve faced this tax audit first-hand. If you’re not familiar with the term, an EDD audit occurs when the California Employment Development Department…

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What is an EDD Audit and Why Should I Care About It?

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What is an EDD Audit and Why Should I Care About It? Most taxpayers and business owners are unaware they can be held personally liable for payroll taxes of workers they consider to be independent contractors. Because of a recent case ruling – Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles – the…

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Assessment vs Collections

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Assessment vs Collections Understanding the Two Sides of Taxing Agencies Many successful business owners, attorneys, doctors, accountants have called me and said “money has just been taken from my business account” and I don’t know what’s going on. This is one of the biggest issues business owners and taxpayers have when confronted by a tax…

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What is unique about doing business in California?

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What is unique about doing business in California? Most business owners do not realize that when you do business in California, you have to deal with three separate tax agencies. If you were doing business in Wisconsin, for example, you would only be working with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. If you were working with…

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Why Did the Tax Agency Levy My Bank Account?

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I had a client call me last week and said, “I’d been working with the government agency and with the EDD … why would they levy my bank account?” It’s really important to understand what side of the agency you’re on. Each taxing agency has an assessment side and a collection side. The collections department…

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