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Franchise Tax Board Notice of Proposed Assessment

Let’s talk briefly about Franchise Tax Board notices of proposed assessment. A notice of proposed assessment is a letter that is issued by the state when they intend to assess you a tax liability that you did not report. One method of the way you get a tax liability is if you file a return […]

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California Tax Agent Collections and Asset Location Tools

I’d like to talk to you about is how the State of California locates taxpayers and their assets. State collections agents have gotten a lot more creative, and have access to a lot more information that they did in the past. Part of the reason they have access to this information is because most that […]

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Procedures for California State Tax Collection Agents

Briefly, I’d like to talk a little bit about what procedures are inbounds and out of bounds for California collection agents. For the most part, California collection agents are expected to be courteous. They are expected to expeditiously move their cases through the state collections procedures, and they are expected to try and work with […]

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Tax Collection Tools that California Uses

I would like to talk to you a little bit about California state collection matters, in particular, dealing with the Franchise Tax Board here in California, the Employment Development Department which covers payroll matters and the Board of Equalization. We’re going to speak through generally when talking about these types of issues. That will facilitate […]

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California State Tax Administration Issues

  Now I’d like to talk to you about some issues regarding that the states have specifically. In California, we have a number of challenges in dealing with the state tax system that are either less of an issue or non-existent at the federal level. The first is I kind of touched on earlier is […]

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The Differences between the IRS and California State Tax Administration

  Briefly, I want to talk to you about the differences between the federal tax system and the state tax system. Due to limited resources the states are usually more aggressive in their collections tactics and in their examination tactics than the federal government. The principle reason for this is because taxation for the states […]

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