Current Advocacy Issues

What's going on in Advocacy?

Nevada Society of EAs Lawsuit Status Update 

   Nevada Society of Enrolled Agents (NVSEA) President Janet Vick, EA has provided a status update on the battle to preserve the rights of EAs in Nevada.

Disaster Gains Articles Requested 

   North Bay Chapter's website needs your help! Many of the Enrolled Agents dealing with fire victims are seeing that their clients have GAINS on the loss of their properties.

Proposed Regulations Block SALT Workarounds 

   The Treasury and the IRS have issued proposed regulations regarding charitable contribution deductions when the taxpayer receives or expects to receive a corresponding state or local tax credit.

CDTFA August 2018 Updates 

   Some CDTFA processes have changed due to their new online services system, including the way sales and use tax prepayments are made.

EDD Disaster Related Payroll Tax Relief 

   Employers in multiple counties directly affected disasters may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit payroll taxes without penalty or interest.

CDTFA Emergency Tax or Fee Relief 

   Emergency tax or fee relief is available from the CDTFA for business owners and fee payers directly affected by disasters declared as state of emergencies.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available to Shasta County Wildfire-Affected Workers 

   Workers, business owners, and self-employed individuals who lost their jobs temporarily or permanently as a direct result of the Carr Fire in Shasta County may be eligible for federally subsidized disaster unemployment assistance (DUA).

FTB August 2018 Tax News 

   Stay ahead of the curve on important issues that affect your tax practice with FTB's monthly Tax News.

BOE Disaster Relief Resources 

   The “Resources” tab of the BOE’s Disaster Relief web page has a quick reference chart for types of relief available.

Nevada Society Wins the First Case in Right to Practice Fight 

   Nevada Society of Enrolled Agents President Janet Vick, EA has reported that on July 6, District Court Judge James Wilson ruled in favor of the Enrolled Agents’ right to practice.