CSEA is Your Voice in California 

CSEA advocates for the rights of both Enrolled Agents and taxpayers before all state and legislative and regulatory agencies. With a seat on each of the following state tax agency advisory boards, CSEA is constantly advocating for sound tax policy for California Enrolled Agents. We represent members before the:

  • Franchise Tax Board (FTB) 
  • Board of Equalization (BOE) 
  • Office of Tax Appeals (OTA)
  • California Department of Tax & Fee Administration (CDTFA)
  • Employment Development Department's (EDD) Small Business Employee Advisory Council (SBEAC)
  • Secretary of State (SOS)

This, along with our close relationship with each of one these agencies, give CSEA members an effective outlet to voice your concerns on the tax topics that matter to you. Find out more information about the state agencies and CSEA's involvement below.

Links to State Legislature

Official California Legislative Information Websites (Schedule bills current law publications and more):

leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/

California Advocacy Articles 

FTB September 2019 Tax News 

9/16/2019 
   FTB's September 2019 Tax News helps you stay ahead of the curve on issues that affect you and your clients.
   

Always on Watch - Final Suspense File Bills 

9/16/2019 
   This year, two bills that we are tracking have been put on suspense file, which is where bills costing more than $150,000 are kept while leadership determines the bills’ costs and priority level for the majority party.
   

California’s Individual Health Care Mandate 

9/16/2019 
   California’s new state individual health care mandate takes effect on January 1, 2020, and requires Californians to have qualifying health insurance coverage throughout the year.
   

CSEA Earns Huge Legislative Victory 

9/16/2019 
   CSEA is happy to report that an EA exemption to Dynamex has been amended into AB 5!
   

New Online Tax Guide for Local and District Taxes 

9/16/2019 
   CDTFA’s new online Local and District Tax Guide for Retailers helps retailers properly to allocate local tax and determine how district taxes apply to their business transactions.