Andal Announces Free Fresno Taxpayer Service Day for Small Business Owners

NR# 44-A
September 27, 2001
Customer & Taxpayer Service Division

Andal Announces Free Fresno Taxpayer Service Day for Small Business Owners

Honorable Dean Andal, Member of the State Board of Equalization (BOE), announced today that several federal, state, and local government agencies will team up to offer a free one-day tax seminar to Fresno area small businesses. Designed to be a one-stop source of business and tax information for small business owners, these events have been met with rave reviews. If you are a small business owner, you won't want to miss this event! You will receive a wealth of information and be given the opportunity to talk to the experts.

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2001
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Place:  Radisson Conference Center
2233 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721

The taxpayer service day will start at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks by Mr. Ray Hirsig, Deputy Director, Sales and Use Tax Department, Board of Equalization. The seminar will include general information sessions, as well as specific workshops tailored to suit the needs of business owners.

Some of the topics include:

  • Sales and Use Tax Return Preparation and Allowable Tax Deductions
  • Understanding Your Business Property Statement
  • State Income Taxes and Small Businesses
  • Managing Unemployment Insurance Cost
  • Employee or Independent Contractor?
  • Federal Business Taxes
  • Know your Rights: Problem Resolution
  • Protect Yourself from Bad Check Writers

Representatives of the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, and Small Business Administration, as well as other local, state, and federal agencies, will be present to answer taxpayer questions.

For more information or to obtain a brochure, please call (559) 248-4200 or visit our web site at