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 9, 2018 6 min read

The Good and Bad News For Amazon Sellers That Have Received CDTFA Notices

This week, Amazon disclosed Amazon seller information to the California tax authorities ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA October 24, 2018 7 min read

Amazon Seller Disclosure To The California Tax And Fee Administration

Many Amazon sellers received an e-mail notification from Amazon this week with the ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA May 3, 2017 11 min read

Sales Tax Mistakes to Be Aware of and How to Avoid Them

As a retailer or other seller of products, you have a lot of details to attend to but one ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA April 19, 2017 11 min read

What Sales Are Subject to Sales Tax?

Nearly all states in the U.S. charge sales tax on items sold, California is no different ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA March 28, 2017 11 min read

Your Rights as a Taxpayer with the Board of Equalization

The Board of Equalization (BOE) administers the tax program for both business and ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA February 1, 2017 11 min read

How to File an Appeal with the California Board of Equalization

The California Board of Equalization has audited you and found potential underpayment of ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 18, 2017 10 min read

What is a Sales Tax Nexus and How Does It Affect My Business?

  A state may create legislation requiring a seller with nexus in that state to pay tax ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA January 4, 2017 11 min read

How the California Sales Tax Rate is Determined

New sales and use tax rates for the state of California have gone into effect January 1, ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA November 16, 2016 9 min read

California Tax Guide for Marijuana Businesses and Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Marijuana Act

On Tuesday, California voters passed historic legislation by voting to allow the ...
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Sam Brotman, JD, LLM, MBA September 28, 2016 10 min read

CDTFA Sales Tax Audits, Pt 4: After the Audit

Here is the final installment of our four-post series about California Sales Tax and Use ...
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