California revises Wayfair sales tax thresholds

The U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 issued a ruling (South Dakota v. Wayfair) which opened the door for states to impose sales tax on internet retailers who sell into a state. As a result of this ruling, many states have begun passing laws and issuing regulations based on the Supreme Court decision. California, due to …

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Doing business in Los Angeles? You may owe tax

If you conduct business in Los Angeles, you may be required to register and pay a local business tax. For business tax purposes, you are considered to be engaged in business in Los Angeles if you perform work for at least seven days per year within the city. There are a few exceptions, which you …

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California payroll reporting is going all electronic

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) is reminding employers that Assembly Bill 1245, which was enacted in 2015 will soon require ALL employers to file and pay electronically. This includes all their employment tax returns, wage reports and payroll tax deposits. The changes will be introduced in two phases: Beginning January 1, 2017, all employers …

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CA “MyFTB” Changes Coming for Practitioners and Taxpayers

Beginning January 4, 2016, the FTB will launch a new, enhanced MyFTB. Here are a few tips and highlights from the new system: All current accounts will be disabled on January 2, 2016, at midnight. Any tax professional (or taxpayer) that wants a FTB account will need to register or re-register beginning January 4th 2016. …

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