California State Tax Law (FTB, EDD, and SBE)

Are you dealing with the Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department, or the State Board of Equalization? We are experienced with California state tax laws and are determined to find the solution that best fits each client.

If you fail to respond quickly to a notice you have received, you could be subject to a tax lien, which will affect your credit or a levy on your wages. Take a proactive approach and get in touch with Mendes Weed, LLP, today.

State Tax Litigation

California state tax inquiries can happen for different reasons than IRS inquiries, and they can place a major burden on your livelihood. Some California state tax laws and procedures vary from those of the IRS, and it is crucial that you comply correctly. Our deep understanding of California state tax laws informs every step of the litigation process.

California State Tax Audits

A California state tax audit can be daunting; they differ from IRS audits and being prepared means knowing exactly what laws apply to a given situation. It is crucial to file the correct documents, comply with the state’s requests, and to have reliable representation. When you are audited, we are ready to craft a tailored approach that will seek the most effective results.

We help you navigate your audit carefully and move the process along as quickly and painlessly as possible. We can review your tax return, identify potential errors, and handle the audit with only your best interests in mind.

Read the California Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights for detailed information on your rights and audit procedures.

California State Tax Law Articles and Resources

Office of Tax Appeals Hearing – 1031 Exchange

On April 27, 2018, the partners from Mendes Weed, LLP represented a taxpayer before the Office of Tax Appeals (OTA). As of the date of this blog posting, Mendes Weed, LLP is one of only a handful of firms to have gone before the OTA because the OTA has...

My Experience before the Office of Tax Appeals

If you dispute an income tax matter with the Franchise Tax Board (FTB), and timely file a protest, you may find yourself before the Office of Tax Appeals (OTA). Prior to 2018, your appeal would have been heard by the Board of Equalization (BOE).  Now, as...

[Video] CA Tax & Licensing Overview for Cannabis Businesses

https://youtu.be/jb-c23BKtQ4 If you are interested in the California tax and licensing overview for cannabis businesses, you should consider the following information: Licensing of Cannabis The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) is the lead agency in...

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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