Spidell’s Analysis and Explanation of California Taxes® 2020 Edition (The Big Blue Answer Book™)
The user-friendly California tax guide (For preparing 2019 tax returns)
Take it from our users who recognize Spidell’s Analysis and Explanation of California Taxes® as unparalleled in the industry. Written by California tax pros for California tax pros, you’ll not only get detailed information on legislation and regulations, but you’ll get practical advice on how to prepare forms, face an audit, abate penalties, and more. Plus, the Quick Guide To California Nonconformity is a time-saving resource for all tax preparers.
The TCJA is in full effect in 2020, and The Big Blue Answer Book™ covers the nonconformity and a teeny bit of conformity. Get answers to massive 2019 California changes:
- Everyone’s an employee — guidelines for AB 5 changes
- State health insurance penalties
- New quasi conformity — find over 300 differences and how to report them
- Businesses must have pension plans or face penalties — California’s version of the MyRA
Here’s why we’re the state’s #1 tax guide:
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Begins January 2020
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Ships January 2020
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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
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“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
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