Tax News
December 2010

No Longer Mailing Tax Booklets

We will no longer mass-mail tax booklets to taxpayers.  / more+

Election Results

The November election had several key propositions on the ballot related to taxes.  / more+

California Conformity

On April 12, 2010, SB 401, the Conformity Act of 2010 was enacted. The Act changes California’s conformity date to the Internal Revenue Code from January 1, 2005, to January 1, 2009, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2010.  / more+

Access Your Account FAQs

On November 4, 2010, we implemented our new method of accessing your account.  / more+

Reminder: New Reporting Requirements Start in 2011 for Small Tax-Exempt Organizations

As stated in our July 2010 article, California will require small tax-exempt organizations with normal gross receipts of $25,000 or less, to electronically file an annual informational notice with us starting January 1, 2011.  / more+

Free Withholding Webinars

Do you know the current backup or independent contractor withholding requirements?   / more+

2010 Income Tax Receipt

Do you wonder what your taxes are paying for?   / more+

2011 Practitioner Seminars

Hear directly from IRS representatives about policies and procedures that affect you and your clients. Learn how to maximize IRS resources to increase your value to your clients, and earn up to seven hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

CalCPA Holds Annual Meeting

On October 27, we attended the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) Annual Liaison meeting. Our division chiefs gave updates on our filing season, audit matters, and collection policy information. We also participated in a question and answer session on emerging issues.  / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs. We provided this calendar to show the events we are attending.  / more+

Inside FTB

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

Criminal Corner

Our monthly summary on bringing tax criminals to justice, and closing the tax gap one case at a time.  / more+

Big Business

Uncertain Tax Positions - What to do for California

Beginning in 2010, the Internal Revenue Service requires a corporation to file the Schedule Uncertain Tax Positions (UTP) with its income tax return if the corporation…  / more+