Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA June 24, 2020 79 min read

The Complete Guide to International Tax Compliance

Under the law, U.S. citizens, resident aliens and certain nonresident aliens are required to report worldwide income from all ...

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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA April 9, 2021 18 min read

4 Frequently Asked Questions about California State Taxes

As a tax attorney, I get asked a lot of questions everyday regarding – you guessed it – ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA March 12, 2021 14 min read

Know about Tax Debt before Filing for Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy may feel like accidentally stepping off a cliff – it’s not ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 14, 2021 8 min read

How to Hire a Tax Attorney to Deal with the FTB

One of the main reasons that I started blogging was to help people. I wanted to motivate ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 14, 2021 7 min read

Can Currently Non-Collectible (CNC) Status Stop the FTB?

Sometimes your financial fortunes take a turn for the worse, and you find yourself owing ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 11, 2021 21 min read

Is an FTB Offer in Compromise Right for You?

This year may have been difficult financially, and when tax time rolls around you might ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 11, 2021 9 min read

What Are Franchise Tax Board Settlements?

The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has authority to settle administrative civil tax ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 8, 2021 9 min read

How Does the FTB Handle Business Tax Collections?

The people who administer state tax laws generally show up in the news only when a ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA December 12, 2020 17 min read

Can I Reduce or Get Rid of FTB Past Due Penalties?

If you have an outstanding tax liability owed to the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA December 12, 2020 17 min read

How to Process Employee Withholding Orders for Taxes

In an earlier chapter, we touched on wage garnishment as a means for the FTB to collect ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA December 12, 2020 20 min read

How to Get Your FTB Lien or Levy Removed

If you have had an FTB lien recorded against you, it is vital that you act quickly. ...
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