Orange County Small Business Tax Information Day Scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2002

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Date: September 3, 2002
Customer & Taxpayer Services Division

Orange County Small Business Tax Information Day Scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2002

Are you a business owner who is feeling overwhelmed by tax laws and reporting requirements? Perhaps you're unsure if you can claim exemptions, or maybe you need help figuring out how Social Security affects your business. Well, help is on the way. Claude Parrish, Member, State Board of Equalization (BOE), announced today that 19 government taxing authorities will team up on Friday, September 27th, at California State University (Fullerton) to offer a one-day, free tax seminar to Orange County businesses. The participating government agencies will have representatives, information booths, and workshops tailored to suit the needs of the small business owner.

The Orange County Small Business Tax Information Day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks by BOE Board Member Claude Parrish. From 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. there will be informal sessions and workshops. Some of the topics to be covered include:

  • Sales and Use Tax Return Preparation
  • Employee vs. Independent Contractor
  • Federal Employment Tax Responsibilities
  • How Social Security Affects Small Businesses
  • State Income Taxes and Small Business
  • The Audit and Appeals Process

Participating agencies include the BOE, Cal/OSHA, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Internal Revenue Service, Orange County Assessor, Orange County Clerk of the Board, Orange County Treasurer, Secretary of State, Santa Ana Enterprise Zone, California State University, Fullerton School of Business Administration and Economics, Social Security Administration, State Compensation Insurance Fund, and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

For more information or to obtain a brochure, please call (949) 461-5732 or visit the BOE web site at and click on Free Seminars under the "Featured Links" column on the right-hand side of the home page.