Board Meeting Agenda April 12, 2018

Franchise Tax Board Meeting
Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 1:30 PM
Franchise Tax Board
9646 Butterfield Way
Town Center, Gerald Goldberg Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95827

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Open session

Pledge of allegiance

Item 1. Approval of minutes

Minutes of the December 7, 2017, board meeting – board approval.
Minutes of the December 7, 2017, Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Hearing – board approval.

Item 2. 2017 Awards and accomplishments

Information item.

Item 3. Leadership development

Information item.

Item 4. Cannabis update

Information item.

Item 5. Exploring the use of nudge techniques in taxpayer compliance and education

Information item.

Item 6. Regulation matters

Sections 25137-1 and 17951-4 Regulations - staff report and board action.

Item 7. Administrative matters

Item 8. Executive officer's time

Executive Officer’s opportunity to report on matters of interest to the Board.

Item 9. Board members' time

Members’ opportunity to raise other matters of interest.

Closed session

Item A.

Closed session to allow the Board to confer with and receive advice from legal counsel regarding pending litigation, within the meaning of Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(2), including Paula Trust, et al, v. Franchise Tax Board, Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco, Case No. CGC-16-556126.

Closed session is authorized by Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(1).

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