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By Charles Moll, III, Troy M. Van Dongen, Marcy Jo Mandel and Elle Kaiser on Feb 10, 2022
Posted In Audits, California, Local Tax, Nationwide Importance, Sales Tax
On February 2, 2022, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) held an interested parties meeting (IPM) to discuss proposed amendments to sales tax audit manual (AM) Chapter 13, “Statistical Sampling,” and Chapter 4, “General Audit.” Prior to the IPM, the CDTFA released a lengthy discussion paper outlining the extensive proposed changes to...
By Charles Moll, III, Troy M. Van Dongen, Marcy Jo Mandel and Elle Kaiser on Dec 1, 2020
Posted In California, Interest and Penalties, Nationwide Importance, Sales Tax
On Monday, November 30, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will provide temporary tax relief for eligible businesses impacted by restrictions imposed to control the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement indicates that the Governor will direct the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to: Provide an automatic three-month extension for taxpayers filing less...
By Charles Moll, III and Marcy Jo Mandel on May 15, 2020
Posted In California, Franchise Tax, Income Tax, Local Tax, Sales Tax
Yesterday Governor Gavin Newsom turned to a familiar gambit from California’s playbook to help tackle the budgetary hole wrought by COVID-19. In January, the Governor proposed his budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, which projected a $5.6 billion surplus. Indeed, revenues through March are reported as having run $1.35 billion above projections. But, as the...
By Charles Moll, III, Elle Kaiser, Marcy Jo Mandel and Troy M. Van Dongen on May 7, 2020
Posted In California, Property Tax
On Tuesday we authored a blog post commending San Francisco County Assessor Carmen Chu for moving the deadline for businesses to file their Business Property Statements (Form 571-L) to June 1 of this year. We noted that California statutory authority provides that if the property tax filing deadline falls on a date when the county...
By Marcy Jo Mandel, Elle Kaiser, Charles Moll, III and Troy M. Van Dongen on May 5, 2020
Posted In California, Local Tax, Procedure, Unitary Business
Once again, San Francisco has shown leadership in addressing property tax relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, May 4, 2020, the San Francisco County Assessor announced that she was moving the deadline for businesses to file their Business Property Statements (Form 571-L) to June 1 of this year, due to physical office closure of...