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Spidell's California Minute

Check out Spidell's California Minute — a podcast dedicated to providing you with California tax news snippets. We'll be bringing you tips and hot topics that will save you time, and save your clients tax, in an audio format that you can access at your office or on your phone. So give us a minute, and we'll give you news you can use.
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Now displaying: July, 2016
Jul 29, 2016

Last year, legislation passed that makes it easier for taxpayers affected by disasters to make a throwback election. See how this works, especially in light of the recent Erskine, Sand, and Soberanes fires.

Jul 22, 2016

This week, we have some information on head of household audits, and some issue with the new form the FTB is using – specifically, we look at how the new form handles full-time students and disabled children.

Jul 14, 2016

Lynn Freer talks about why the FTB may take $800 from an LLC’s final refund and how to avoid this happening.

Jul 8, 2016

California allows taxpayers to make voluntary contributions on their state income tax return to certain funds approved by the Legislature. See what happens when you make a contribution via the tax return, as compared to contributing directly to the organization.

Jul 1, 2016

We track a large number of bills that contain tax provisions, and some contain crucial changes like COD conformity, while others contain provisions that are on the more curious side. This week, we’re looking at a few of the more interesting bills that are on the table this legislative season.

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