Spidell’s Analysis and Explanation of California Taxes® 2019 Edition (The Big Blue Answer Book™)
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Your most reliable and essential how-to tax guide (For preparing 2018 tax returns)
Spidell’s Analysis and Explanation of California Taxes® (The Big Blue Answer Book™) is easy to understand and extensively cited. With this hands-on manual, you’ll get coherent analysis, links to regulations, and detailed directories indispensable to any California tax professional. You’ll also get practical examples, flowcharts, comprehensive tables, and contact information that no one else gives you:
- Your conformity questions are solved:
- Easily find nonconformity (including TCJA) in Spidell’s Quick Guide to California Nonconformity for Taxable Year 2018 (Click here to view a sample)
- Get all the details on how to report the differences in the conformity chapters
- Guide your clients through payroll and sales tax issues after the Wayfair and Dynamex cases. This is the ONLY California tax guide that provides facts and analysis on ALL California taxes — not just income tax
- Solve California tax problems with phone numbers, websites, and e-mail links
- Prepare for state audits, appeals, and collections with constructive advice and guidance
- Trust your California tax editors to know what’s important to you and to deliver what you need
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What you get
- FTB — An exhaustive review of conformity for individuals and businesses, and new LLC and corporate issues
- BOE — A comprehensive discussion of taxable and exempt sales and how to register and file
- EDD — Practical information on filing, payment, and worker classification
- Property tax — An analysis of change of ownership rules and penalties
Guarantee of excellence
You must be happy with your purchase of Spidell’s Analysis & Explanation of California Taxes® (The Big Blue Answer Book™). If ever you are not entirely satisfied, you may receive a full refund of your purchase price.
Reliable and essential
Download a sample “Quick Guide to California Nonconformity”, one of The Big Blue Answer Book’s most popular features.
For Californians, by Californians
“The Big Blue Answer Book™ is a quick, up-to-date reference for those tricky rules and regs.”
— Skylar Dubrow, CPA; Westlake Village, CA
“The Analysis & Explanation of California Taxes is the most thorough California tax guidebook available. It covers far more than any other publication, and is well researched and reviewed every year.”
— Bill Frederick, EA; Glendale, CA
The practical California guidebook
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Use The Big Blue Book online
Order online access and use our Research Corner to find accurate answers quickly. Director of Editorial, Kathryn Zdan, EA, shows you how.