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 November 23, 2020 10 min read

What Is a California Sales Tax Exemption? [Definition & Examples]

If you own a business which produces and sells tangible goods, then you are obligated to ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 23, 2020 11 min read

What Are the Penalties for Tax Evasion and Tax Fraud in California Sales Tax Audits?

California Tax Evasion Penalties Generally Generally, penalties for fraud or intent to ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 23, 2020 13 min read

Negligence Penalties in California Sales Tax Audits

Generally, a penalty of 10% will be added if any part of the tax deficiency resulting ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 23, 2020 11 min read

What Types of Penalties Can I Face in a California Sales Tax Audit?

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) declared that it its policy ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 20, 2020 3 min read

Sales Tax Requirements for Retailers Outside of California

An out-of-state retailer “engaged in business in this state” (California) is required to ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 20, 2020 14 min read

California Sales for Resale and Resale Audits

A claimed sale for resale will be allowed in a CDTFA audit if it is supported by a resale ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 20, 2020 37 min read

What Is Sampling and Testing in a Sales Tax Audit?

A lot of the goals of the first meeting with the auditor are to go through the process ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 20, 2020 10 min read

Your Rights as a California Taxpayer

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) administers the tax ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 20, 2020 9 min read

What Is Use Tax in California?

Use tax bears repeating because it can create so many headaches and it is an area where ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 20, 2020 8 min read

How the California Sales Tax Audit Defense Practice Works with Brotman Law

Sales tax audits are one of the areas of practice that I am most proud of at our firm. We ...
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