• Tax Help for the Cannabis Industry – Retailers
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    Tax Help for the Cannabis Industry – Retailers

    This video is intended to provide general information regarding issues relating to the Sales and Use Tax laws and Cannabis Tax Law administered by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) which may effect cannabis businesses and will not serve as a basis for relief of liability under Revenue and Taxation Code sections 6596 and 55045. It is also not intended to provide advice or guidance related to other state and local statutes and regulations related to the cannabis industry. Additionally, for the Federal Government’s guidance regarding marijuana enforcement, refer to the U.S. Department of Justice Website at www.justice.gov [ Music ] Hi and welcome to Tax Help…

  • Use Tax Collection – Wayfair Decision AB147
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    Use Tax Collection – Wayfair Decision AB147

    [Music] Hello I’m Paul and I’m Michelle. We’re with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration or CDTFA. Michelle and I are going to give a brief overview of use tax for in-state and out-of-state retailers and discuss some recent law changes. First, let’s define some common terms. Most people are generally familiar with the sales tax which applies when a retailer in California sells tangible personal property to a customer in the state. Use tax is a complimentary tax to the sales tax and generally applies to a retail sale when the sales tax doesn’t apply. This typically occurs when a consumer purchases tangible personal property from an…

  • How to Renew an International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) License and Decal
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    How to Renew an International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) License and Decal

    In this video, we will show you how to renew an International Fuel Tax Agreement or (IFTA) License and Decal. We protect all the confidential information that you provide to us. First, go to the website, CDTFA.CA.GOV, and at the top click on “Login.” That will take you to the Online Services Portal. To renew an IFTA license or decal, you must login with a username and password. For assistance with creating a username and password, please watch our tutorials online. On this screen, you will see a list of available tax and fee programs. In this example, we are renewing an IFTA License and Decal which is under the…

  • Tax Help for the Cannabis Industry – Cultivators and Manufacturers
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    Tax Help for the Cannabis Industry – Cultivators and Manufacturers

    This video is intended to provide general information regarding issues relating to the Sales and Use Tax Laws and Cannabis Tax Law administered by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration which may affect cannabis businesses and will not serve as a basis for relief of liability under Revenue and Taxation Code sections 6596 and 55045. It is also not intended to provide advice or guidance related to other state and local statutes and regulations relating to the cannabis industry. Additionally, for the Federal Government’s guidance regarding marijuana enforcement, refer to the U.S. Department of Justice Website at www.justice.gov. Hi, and welcome to Tax Help for the Cannabis Industry.…

  • How to File an Alcoholic Beverage Common Carrier’s Report of Delivery
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    How to File an Alcoholic Beverage Common Carrier’s Report of Delivery

    In this video, we will show you how to file an Alcoholic Beverage Common Carrier’s Report of Delivery. We protect all the confidential information you provide to us. First, go to the website, CDTFA.CA.GOV, and at the top click on “Login.” That will take you to the Online Services Portal. To file an Alcoholic Beverage Common Carrier’s Report of Delivery, you must login with a username and password. For assistance with creating a username and password, please watch our tutorials online. On this screen, you will see a list of available tax and fee programs. In this example, we are filing an Alcoholic Beverage Common Carrier’s Report of Delivery which…

  • How to File an Exempt Bus Operator Use Fuel Tax Return
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    How to File an Exempt Bus Operator Use Fuel Tax Return

    In this video, we will show you how to file an Exempt Bus Operator Use Fuel Tax Return. We protect all the confidential information you provide to us. First go to the website CDTFA.CA.GOV and at the top click on “login.” That will take you to the Online Services Portal. To file an Exempt Bus Operator Use Fuel Tax Return, you must log in with a username and password. For assistance with creating a username and password please watch our tutorials online, On this screen you will see a list of available tax and fee programs. In this example we are filing an Exempt Bus Operator Use Fuel Tax Return…

  • Contacting the CDTFA – Making Sales in California
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    Contacting the CDTFA – Making Sales in California

    (Music) We understand that taxes can be complex. To help you, we offer several easy ways to get the latest information about our programs and services. Our website features helpful tax guides and a wealth of information specific to each tax and fee program. You can also connect with us on social media or download our mobile apps to stay informed. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on our website, call our Customer Service Center at our toll-free number: 1-800-400-7115. Our knowledgeable staff will gladly help you with general tax questions. They can also assist with registering your business, filing your return, and making a payment. Our representatives…

  • How to File a Return for Multiple Locations Using a Limited Access Code
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    How to File a Return for Multiple Locations Using a Limited Access Code

    In this video we will show you how to file a sales and use tax return with multiple locations using your limited access code, formerly Express Login. We protect all the confidential information that you provide to us. First go to the website CDTFA,CA.gov, and at the top click on “login.” That will take you to the online services portal. To file a Sales and Use Tax Return, you can use your limited access code or log in with a username and password. For assistance with creating a username and password, please watch our tutorials online. On this screen, you will see a list of available tax and fee programs,…

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    How to File a Schedule A Using the Upload Feature

    In this video we will show you how to file a Schedule A using the upload feature. We protect all the confidential information you provide to us. Schedule A is for the allocation of district taxes. The schedule below populates the districts for your registered California locations as well as any districts you have added from the previous reporting period that were not subject to any rate changes. In this example, we will complete the Schedule A using the upload feature. To begin, click “CDTFA Website.” It is important to select the correct Excel Workbook for the period you are filing to ensure accuracy of the tax rates. Do not…