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Orange County Register
Free at last – from state's tax burdenincome taxes, and the top 20 percent, who earn at least $91,000, paying nearly
Free at last – from state's tax burden
Orange County Register / Posted 4 hours ago
income taxes, and the top 20 percent, who earn at least $91,000, paying nearly 90 percent of the taxes, according to the Franchise Tax Board. California tied with Minnesota for the 45th-latest Tax Freedom Day in the country. The only states to... Read more
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Orange County Register
$400,000 in tax credits in peril as Irvine firm Quality System cuts 150 jobscredits to California businesses. The jobs they create must last for three year
$400,000 in tax credits in peril as Irvine firm Quality System cuts 150 jobs
Orange County Register / Posted 12 hours ago
credits to California businesses. The jobs they create must last for three years. Daniel Tahara, a spokesman for the state Franchise Tax Board, said the agency “will perform a review to ensure a business was in compliance in each year of the credit... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Tax Refund Take Back: Program Allows Tax Board to Intercept Refundsexplained Sanchez. "That's a car payment." But instead of his full refund, San
Tax Refund Take Back: Program Allows Tax Board to Intercept Refunds
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 hours ago
explained Sanchez. "That's a car payment." But instead of his full refund, Sanchez received a letter from the California Franchise Tax Board informing him that the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) had seized $241 from his check.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Almost half of California 2014 income taxes paid by top 1 percentseeing an uptick in their average income from 2013, according to updated income
Almost half of California 2014 income taxes paid by top 1 percent
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
seeing an uptick in their average income from 2013, according to updated income distribution data compiled by the state Franchise Tax Board. The Top 1 percent weren’t the only ones who saw their average incomes – and share of the tax burden –... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California tax official got $130,000 worth of office furnitureFee assessed rural property owners protected by the state. It also hears income
California tax official got $130,000 worth of office furniture
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Fee assessed rural property owners protected by the state. It also hears income tax appeals brought over from the state’s Franchise Tax Board. The five-member board has become a landing spot for termed-out lawmakers and a springboard for those... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Former State Worker Accused of Having Child PornWilson's next door neighbor, John Charles Johnston was being investigated by th
Former State Worker Accused of Having Child Porn
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 8 days ago
Wilson's next door neighbor, John Charles Johnston was being investigated by the FBI. Johnston worked for the state’s Franchise Tax Board at an office in Rancho Cordova. The application for a search warrant indicates that during a routine... Read more
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Accounting Today
Supreme Court Affirms Nevada Court's Jurisdiction over California Tax AgencyThe U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed Nevada’s exercise of jurisdiction over the
Supreme Court Affirms Nevada Court's Jurisdiction over California Tax Agency
Accounting Today / Posted 8 days ago
The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed Nevada’s exercise of jurisdiction over the California Franchise Tax Board, but limited the damages that could be awarded to the amount which Nevada law would permit in a similar suit against its own agencies. The... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
CA tax board employee accused of having child pornA Franchise Tax Board employee is under FBI investigation after agents said the
CA tax board employee accused of having child porn
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 9 days ago
A Franchise Tax Board employee is under FBI investigation after agents said they found child porn on his work computer and confidential taxpayer information on his personal devices. Investigators said John Johnston, a Folsom resident who worked in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s income tax refugees get shieldTuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the legal spanking that Nevada
California’s income tax refugees get shield
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the legal spanking that Nevada Supreme Court administered to the California Franchise Tax Board for its quarter-century-long pursuit of taxes from one wealthy expatriate. Gilbert Hyatt, a brilliant... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A "view" from the Court: Making accommodations for the deaf and hard of hearingand the deaf or hard of hearing lawyers. For example, Justice Stephen G. Breye
A "view" from the Court: Making accommodations for the deaf and hard of hearing
SCOTUSblog / Posted 9 days ago
and the deaf or hard of hearing lawyers. For example, Justice Stephen G. Breyer, in announcing the decision in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, warned that “it’s a very complicated, technical case.” He wasn’t kidding. When... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
High court tie lets states face lawsuits in other statescontacts. It was the second time the dispute has ended up before the Supreme C
High court tie lets states face lawsuits in other states
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
contacts. It was the second time the dispute has ended up before the Supreme Court. The justices ruled in 2003 that the Franchise Tax Board was not immune from a lawsuit in Nevada courts even though California law would prevent the agency from... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
States need to be good neighborsthe actions of another state, when it would not provide the same shield for the
States need to be good neighbors
SCOTUSblog / Posted 9 days ago
the actions of another state, when it would not provide the same shield for them against its own actions. The result in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt appeared to have cut down from $1 million to about $50,000 a damages verdict that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California gets split verdict on tax case before U.S. Supreme Courtfor a quarter century. The court, on a 4-4 vote, upheld Las Vegas entrepreneur
California gets split verdict on tax case before U.S. Supreme Court
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
for a quarter century. The court, on a 4-4 vote, upheld Las Vegas entrepreneur Gilbert Hyatt’s right to sue the California Franchise Tax Board in Nevada state court over the way tax collectors have treated him. Hyatt claims the California... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
High court tie lets states face lawsuits in other statescontacts. It was the second time the dispute has ended up before the Supreme C
High court tie lets states face lawsuits in other states
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
contacts. It was the second time the dispute has ended up before the Supreme Court. The justices ruled in 2003 that the Franchise Tax Board was not immune from a lawsuit in Nevada courts even though California law would prevent the agency from... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court splits on allowing states to sue each otherof law that evinces a ‘policy of hostility’ toward California,” Justice Stephen
Supreme Court splits on allowing states to sue each other
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
of law that evinces a ‘policy of hostility’ toward California,” Justice Stephen Breyer wrote in the court’s decision. The Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt centered on investor Gilbert Hyatt, who said he moved from California to Nevada in... Read more
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Asian journal
Should you postpone filing your tax returns?don’t file on time. Benefits of this election can be substantial and should be
Should you postpone filing your tax returns?
Asian journal / Posted 10 days ago
don’t file on time. Benefits of this election can be substantial and should be planned well with your tax adviser. 10. The Franchise Tax Board charges cost recovery and collection fees. These penalties stick if you ignore them, even if you... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Fight Over Making Taxes Less Awfulin 2005, of California’s ReadyReturn, another return-free program that has sinc
The Fight Over Making Taxes Less Awful
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
in 2005, of California’s ReadyReturn, another return-free program that has since been rolled into CalFile. According to the Franchise Tax Board of California, 97 percent of those who used ReadyReturn said they’d use it again, and ReadyReturn filers... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Councilman Allen Warren faces challenge from community leadersand church groups that provide free services face prohibitively high fees to us
Sacramento Councilman Allen Warren faces challenge from community leaders
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
and church groups that provide free services face prohibitively high fees to use community centers. Jefferson is a retired Franchise Tax Board employee who served as union representative for his last five years. Betancourt, 63, a retired Caltrans... Read more
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Asian journal
Should you postpone filing your tax returns?don’t file on time. Benefits of this election can be substantial and should be
Should you postpone filing your tax returns?
Asian journal / Posted 13 days ago
don’t file on time. Benefits of this election can be substantial and should be planned well with your tax adviser. 10. The Franchise Tax Board charges cost recovery and collection fees. These penalties stick if you ignore them, even if you... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Washington, D.C. holiday gives taxpayers extra time to file returnstwo more days to work with.” In California, quite a few people are waiting unt
Washington, D.C. holiday gives taxpayers extra time to file returns
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
two more days to work with.” In California, quite a few people are waiting until the last minute. On Thursday, the state Franchise Tax Board said it had received about 11.5 million state returns, meaning that about 6 million returns had yet to be... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The tax man cometh, and California rich – getting richer – pay mostinequality, a major theme in both parties’ presidential primary races this year
The tax man cometh, and California rich – getting richer – pay most
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
inequality, a major theme in both parties’ presidential primary races this year. And the most recent numbers from the Franchise Tax Board show nearly 90 percent of the money comes from one-fifth of the taxpayers – those making $91,000 and up.... Read more
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Island Packet
California hands out $70.5 million in job tax creditsafter the company opted not to expand as previously planned. Those credits will
California hands out $70.5 million in job tax credits
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
after the company opted not to expand as previously planned. Those credits will be made available to other companies. The state Franchise Tax Board reviews the businesses after the tax credits are approved, but it does not make those records pub... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California to award $70 million in tax credits for companiesInc. It is promising to create 367 jobs in an order fulfillment warehouse cente
California to award $70 million in tax credits for companies
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
Inc. It is promising to create 367 jobs in an order fulfillment warehouse center in Fresno or Visalia. The state Franchise Tax Board reviews the businesses after the tax credits are approved, but it does not make those records... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California to award $70 million in tax credits for companiesfor Nordstrom, Inc. It is promising to create 367 jobs in an order fulfillment
California to award $70 million in tax credits for companies
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
for Nordstrom, Inc. It is promising to create 367 jobs in an order fulfillment warehouse center in Fresno or Visalia. The state Franchise Tax Board reviews the businesses after the tax credits are approved, but it does not make those records pub... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
The top 500 delinquent taxpayers in CaliforniaThe Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published its newest Top 500 Delinquent Tax
The top 500 delinquent taxpayers in California
KGTV San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published its newest Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers list, which includes individuals and businesses that collectively owe the state more than $266 million in income tax. In February, FTB sent letters to taxpayers... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
State Controller Betty Yee Endorses Jesse Arreguin for Berkeley Mayor. CategoryBetty T. Yee was elected in November 2014, following two terms of service on th
State Controller Betty Yee Endorses Jesse Arreguin for Berkeley Mayor. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 27 days ago
Betty T. Yee was elected in November 2014, following two terms of service on the Board of Equalization. She also chairs the Franchise Tax Board and serves as a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and the California... Read more

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