October 1, 2019 Board Meeting Agenda
Franchise Tax Board Meeting
California Tax Landscape and the Gig Economy
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Franchise Tax Board
9646 Butterfield Way
Town Center, Gerald Goldberg Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95827
Pledge of allegiance
Item 1. Opening Remarks
12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Betty T. Yee
State Controller, Chair, Franchise Tax Board
Director of Finance
Malia M. Cohen
Chair, Board of Equalization
12:35 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Director, Low-Wage Work Program, U.C. Berkeley Labor Center; and
Senior Researcher, U.C. Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
1:05 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.
Assistant Chief Counsel, Franchise Tax Board
Administrator, Franchise Tax Board
Taxpayers’ Right Advocate, Franchise Tax Board
Item 4. Highlights of Recent Studies on the Gig Economy
1:35 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Senior Policy Analyst, California Budget and Policy Center
California’s Workers Are Increasingly Locked Out of the State’s Prosperity: An Overview of Recent Labor Market Trends
Professor of Economics, U.C. Berkeley; and
Co-Chair Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics, U.C. Berkeley
Pay, benefits and working time of gig drivers in New York City and California
Item 5. Panel Discussion
Challenges and Opportunities for Tax Compliance in a Gig Economy
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Annette Nellen, CPA, CGMA, Esq.
Professor and Director, MST (Graduate Tax) Program
San Jose State University
Certified Financial Planner and Enrolled Agent
Vice President of Global Public Policy and Communications, Postmates
Gig Workers Rising
Item 6. Panel Discussion
The Future of the Gig Economy and State Tax Obligations
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Professor of Law and Business, Stanford University
Vice President, Spidell Publishing
President and Chief Executive Officer, California Chamber of Commerce
Mobile Workers Alliance
Item 7. Public Comment
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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