Tax News
July 2013


Free Webinar

The Do’s and Don’ts of Filing a Business Entity Return

Our next webinar will be held on August 6 just in time for the mini-filing season.  / more+

California’s Offset Program Expands

The California offset program expanded to allow reciprocal agreements for California to collect debts from out-of-state residents.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

Change Lien Thresholds

In my 2010 Annual Report to the Legislature, I asked the department to take a look at the lien program and I recommended, prior to filing a lien, we determine if the benefits of filing a lien outweighed the harm to the taxpayer.  / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs.  / more+

Chief Counsel Corner

What Type of Legal Guidance does Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Provide on its Public Website?

We frequently provide guidance in the form of written advice.  / 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 2

In June’s Tax News, we discussed the differences in the formation of an LLC (state law) versus an S corporation (federal election) and provided a chart showing some of the different forms these two business entities would file.  / more+