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A Happy New Year for California!

In recent news, the California State Board of Equalization (CA BOE) announced a statewide sales and use tax rate decrease of 0.25% from 7.50% to 7.25% on January 1, 2017.

Although the decrease is effective for all cities and counties in California,...

The New CA MTS – What You Need to Know

Effective January 1, 2016, California imposed a prepaid mobile telephony services (MTS) surcharge on purchasers of prepaid wireless services.

Sellers of prepaid wireless services will be responsible for the collection and remittance of the prepaid...

EYE ON California Sales Taxes

Like most states, California imposes a sales tax on the sale of tangible personal property – but relatively few enumerated services. As you might expect, California is rather attractive for software companies; electronic downloads of software and...

Amazon Tax in California Reveals New Amazon Competitive Advantage

As we continue to track “Amazon Laws” and their implications, Amazon begins collecting sales tax in California on September 15.

The law that Amazon has battled against and big box retailers have supported may be Amazon’s biggest asset in realizing...