Tax News
August 2013


Web Pay for Individuals and Businesses

Do your clients know they can use Web Pay to pay their tax liability, including estimated tax payments?  / more+

Are You Familiar with our Political Reform Audit Program?

As part of the Political Reform Act of 1974, California voters created our Political Reform Audit (PRA) program which was intended to improve political entities’ disclosure and accountability.  / more+

Withholding Voluntary Compliance Program

Beginning July 1, 2013, we implemented an ongoing Withholding Voluntary Compliance Program (WVCP) that allows eligible withholding agents (businesses and individuals) to remit past-due, nonwage withholding for the previous two calendar years, including interest.  / more+

Top Twelve Tax Scams Revised

We recently revised our Publication 987, Top Twelve Tax Scams.  / more+

FTB en Español – New Español link

To assist taxpayers to fulfill their tax obligations, we enhanced our services by adding a new Español link to our homepage.  / 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+

Criminal Corner

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

Big Business

What is the Difference Between an S Corporation and a Limited Liability Company (LLC)? Part 3

In this article, we will discuss if your client is considering making a change in ownership, or a change to their federal “check-the-box” tax classification election, and the affect these changes have to their tax year and tax payment due dates.  / more+