This week we have some gifting strategies to consider since we are nearing the end of the year.
This week we’re covering a change in the way the FTB will disallow head of household status which shortens the process, but gives taxpayers fewer dispute options.
This week we’re looking at the worker classification issue as it’s playing out at the federal level and comparing that to what’s happening here in California with AB 5.
This week we’re talking about the new California health care mandate enacted by SB 78.
This week we’re looking at one sure-fire way to get snagged in a residency audit.
This week we’re covering federal and California solar credits and incentives.
This week we’re covering a bill that was just signed, allowing more cannabis businesses to be able to deduct business expenses.
This week we’re talking about a case where the taxpayer was in prison and he came up against some interesting filing issues.
This week we’re talking about the state and local tax deduction limitation and a recent court case brought by several states, plus California’s College Access Tax Credit.
This week we’re covering a tax appeal that affects nonresident sole proprietors who have California customers.
This week we’re covering AB 5 and the provisions that affect various types of tax professionals.
This week we’re covering some §199A guidance that appeared in draft form instructions, but which the IRS hasn’t commented on previously.
This week we’re covering the mailbox rule and how to prove when a document was mailed, plus some mailing tips for California purposes if you’re using a private carrier like FedEx.
This week we’re covering some notices the FTB uses to collect extra information from taxpayers, and the best way to respond to those notices.
This week we’re taking a look at the areas of nonconformity that have not yet been addressed by legislation.
This week we’re covering the taxability of pension payments to former California residents, and the importance of keeping documentation related to these payments.
This week we’re covering the steps needed to make both of these elections until formal guidance is released.
This week we’re covering some forms updates for tax year 2019.
This week we have some information on California’s new health care mandate which goes into effect in January of 2020.
This week we’re talking about the pros and cons of the practice of filing extensions with no tax due, and how it could possibly affect the state return among other things.
This week we're covering a few important bills that were recently passed at the federal and state level.
This week we’re covering the redesigned FTB website and some of the changes to how it works.
This week we're covering using Ralite or an offer in compromise for a corporation or LLC that is no longer doing business, but where administrative dissolution doesn't apply.
This week we're covering the administrative dissolution procedure for defunct California LLCs or corporations — which is a procedure that only became available in 2018.