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The 1-2-3’s for DBA’s
Naming a business is an important branding exercise. When any person or entity carrying on a trade or business for profit in California decides to use a name which does not include the owner’s last name, portray the nature of the business, or is not the entity’s legal name, a fictitious business name (FBN) statement must be filed. / more+
Self-Service and Other Assistance Options
Are you seeking fast, easy access to your client’s account information? / more+
Tips for Claiming the New Employment Credit
The New Employment Credit (NEC) is a credit available to businesses located in a designated area in the state. / more+
Good News for Contributors to the College Access Tax Credit Fund!
The College Access Tax Credit (CATC) is a state tax credit for taxpayers who make authorized contributions of money to the CATC Fund. / more+
Schedule K-1 and Withholding
We organized a list of items you should consider when you prepare your clients’ Schedule K-1s and your clients have a withholding credit. / more+
Schedule EO Forms
This month, we highlight the Schedule EO forms, 568 Schedule EO and 565 Schedule EO. / more+
On August 5, 2015, the Computerized Tax Processors (CTP) program held its first annual CTP Symposium at the Franchise Tax Board for tax preparation software development companies (CTP vendors). / more+
Ask the Advocate
Time to Check Your Clients’ Withholding and Estimated Payments
We are two-thirds of the way through 2015, which makes this a good time to check on whether your clients' tax payments to date (both withholding and estimated) are in line with their expected income tax liabilities for the year. / more+
Chief Counsel Corner
Guidance for California Treatment of IC DISCs
Interest Charged Domestic International Sales Corporations (IC DISCs) are a federal tax-savings mechanism to encourage foreign exports. / more+
As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs. / more+
Take a look at the changes happening here at FTB. / more+
All About Business
What is a California Social Purpose Corporation?
Why would a company choose to adopt it? Many companies are now pursuing both returns for investors and attempting to achieve other special purposes. / more+
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