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 

Disaster Gains Articles Requested 

8/27/2018 
   North Bay Chapter's CalFireTaxInfo.org 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 

8/27/2018 
   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 

8/21/2018 
   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 

8/21/2018 
   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 

8/21/2018 
   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.