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The Two Types of Income Tax Audits in California

There are two types of income tax audits in California - those originated by the State of California, and those based upon another agency's audit such as the IRS.  This second form of audit, often referred to as a "Piggy-Back Audit" is one of the most hazardous and unexpected challenges...

What Should a Business Do After an IRS Audit

What should a business do after an IRS audit is completed? The real world answer: prepare for other knocks on the door from the EDD and FTB. The agencies cooperate with one another, and immediately after one finishes an audit, you are required to provide the other with the results...

The Future for Independent Contractors in California

There has been an historic change in how employees or independent contractors are classified, especially here in California.  California employers with 1099 workers face audits from every direction.  The US Department of Labor (DOL) recently added 700 auditors who will be entirely focused upon auditing businesses in search of misclassified...