Lynn "Ms. California Tax" Freer is President of Spidell Publishing, Inc.® She works closely with all state tax agencies and is often consulted for input on policy decisions. She always has the inside information on what's happening at the state level because she devotes herself full time to analyzing, writing about, and teaching California tax law and procedures. Lynn speaks at Spidell's annual Federal and California Tax Update Seminars, as well as many other seminars and webinars.
Susan Maples, CPA
Susan Maples is the Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate for the FTB. She has been with the FTB for more than 20 years, working in both Sacramento and the Southern California field offices. She started as an auditor and has experience with personal income tax and corporate tax law. Susan has worked closely with the practitioner community in her previous role as the Tax Practitioner Liaison to the FTB and presented a variety of topics with the Education and Outreach program.