Governor signs tax bill included in budget deal – no CARES Act conformity - Spidell

Governor signs tax bill included in budget deal – no CARES Act conformity


The Governor has signed AB 85 (Ch. 20-8), which includes the following major tax changes:

  • Suspending net operating losses for the 2020–2022 tax years for businesses with business income, or modified AGI, of $1 million or more;
  • Limiting business credits to $5 million during the 2020–2022 taxable years; and
  • Enacting a new first-year exemption from the $800 annual tax for limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies that organize or register with the Secretary of State’s office during 2021 through 2023.

Notably absent from the bill are any conformity provisions to the CARES Act or Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

You can see the full text of the bill at:

http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB85