State Legislative Advocacy

Governor Newsom Signs Paycheck Protection Program Conformity Bill 

5/4/2021
Governor Newsom has signed AB 80, bringing California into partial conformity with federal law.

PPP Conformity Bill Amended 

4/19/2021
AB 80 was been on April 15 to a remove a provision that placed a $150,000 cap on the amount of business expenses paid for using forgiven PPP or EIDL funds that a California business can deduct.

Treasury Department Releases Important PPP Conformity Directive 

4/12/2021
The Department of the Treasury has released a long-awaited directive that will allow the California Legislature to move forward with their PPP conformity bill, AB 80.

CSEA Submits Letter of Support for SALT Workaround Bill 

4/5/2021
This week, we submitted a letter of support for SB 104 (McGuire), a bill that will help California small business owners who have been negatively impacted by TCJA’s cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions.

Visit the Newly Redesigned Bill Watch List Page On Our Website 

3/15/2021
Recently we redesigned our Bill Watch List with our end users in mind, which means that this web page is now much more intuitive, straightforward, and easy to understand.