Tax News
October 2014

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Update - Form FTB 3840, California Like-Kind Exchanges

For exchanges of property that occur in taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2014, California Revenue and Taxation Code Sections 18032 and 24953 require taxpayers who defer gain or loss under Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 by selling California property and acquiring out-of-state like-kind property to file an annual information return reporting the exchange to us.  / more+

Just what is a “Flexible Purpose” Corporation… or a “Benefit” Corporation or a “B” Corporation?

For the new business owner, one of the first critical questions is deciding which form of ownership will best meet their business needs.  / more+

Increase in Levies for this Fiscal Year

We plan for an overall projected increase in levies from 1.2 million to approximately 1.7 million levies.  / more+

New e-file Requirement for Business Entities

Assembly Bill 2754 was signed into law on September 19, 2014.  / more+

Taxpayers Claiming Credit Assignments Use Form 3544A

How can corporations help reduce their tax liabilities?  / more+

2015 Real Estate Withholding Forms Available October 31

To meet our stakeholder’s needs, we will have our 2015 taxable year real estate withholding forms available early.  / more+

Withholding When a Trust is on Title

We supplied a list of definitions used in trusts and what to do when a trust is on title that are essential in this article.  / more+

Coming soon - New Tax News Live Videos

We partnered with California Society of Enrolled Agents Education Foundation to produce two new videos.  / more+

From the Tax News Archives

We pulled this article from our publication dated December 1982.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

California Society of Enrolled Agents President’s Award

I’m happy to share with you that I received the 2014 CSEA President’s Award.  / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs.  / more+

EDR in the News

See what’s new with our new Enterprise Data to Revenue (EDR) project.  / more+

Inside FTB

Take a look at the changes happening here at FTB.  / more+

Criminal Corner

Read about our efforts to bring tax criminals to justice, and to close the tax gap one case at a time.  / more+

All About Business

Doing Business under New Standards

Every taxpayer (corporation, limited liability company, and limited partnership) that is organized in California, registered with the Secretary of State to do business in California, or "doing business" in California has a filing requirement in California (what form and the type of tax and fee depends on the entity type).  / more+

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