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2015 Events

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January

January 26, 2015

Free 2014 Income Tax Preparation (VITA)

Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate-income individuals and families qualify for up to $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers.
1521 West Cameron Avenue, Suite 300, West Covina, CA 91790
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.)
Call 1-626-480-7200

January 27, 2015

Free 2014 Income Tax Preparation (VITA)

Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate-income individuals and families qualify for up to $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers.
5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 200, Culver City, CA 90230
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.)
Call 1-310-342-1000

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Free Long Beach Business Resource Seminar

At the Free Long Beach Business Resource Seminar, entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses and learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws will have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center.

Long Beach City College
Community Multipurpose Room, T-1200
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, CA 90808
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Call 1-888-847-9652

February

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

South Bay One Stop Business and Career Center

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers

110 South La Brea Avenue, 3rd Floor
Inglewood, CA 90301
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1-866-910-9559
Register online

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Welch Hall

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers

1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1-866-910-9559
Register online

February 20, 2015

Free Glendale Small Business Seminar

At the Free Glendale Small Business Seminar, entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses and learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws will have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center.

Pacific Community Center
501 South Pacific Avenue Glendale, CA 91204
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Register online or call 1-888-847-9652

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

California State University, Los Angeles
Salazar Hall

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers

5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1-323-343-2861
Register by Telephone

Friday, February 27, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

Rio Hondo College
Business Building

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers

3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
1-562-463-7359
Register by Telephone

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

Santa Monica College

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers

1510 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1-866-910-9559
Register online

March

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
College of Business Administration, Building 163
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1-909-869-2365

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Free Pasadena Business Resource Seminar and Expo

This seminar will provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn about traditional and nontraditional capital and have complex tax laws simply explained, plus have the opportunity to meet their elected representatives who make decisions that affect small businesses.

Pasadena City College, Building CC 201
1570 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
1-888-847-9652
Register online

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers.

Oxnard College
Library Learning Resource Center
4000 South Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93033
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1-866-910-9559

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA)

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers.

California State University, Long Beach
College of Business Administration (CBA)
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1-866-910-9559
Register online

April

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Free Income Tax Preparation (VITA)

Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair: Free volunteer tax-filing assistance to help low and moderate income individuals and families qualify for the $6,143 in federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteer income tax preparation assistance is provided by certified tax preparers.

Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center
1600 East 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
1-213-620-4646

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Free Inglewood Business Resource Seminar and Expo

At the Free Inglewood Business Seminar, entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses and learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws will have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center.

Inglewood Library, Gladys Waddingham Lecture Hall
101 West Manchester Boulevard
Inglewood, CA 90301
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
1-888-847-9652
Free Parking Available
Register online

May

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Free Ventura Business Resource Seminar and Expo

This seminar will provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn about traditional and nontraditional capital and have complex tax laws simply explained, plus have the opportunity to meet their elected representatives who make decisions that affect small businesses.

Ventura College, Wright Event Center
4667 Telegraph Road
Ventura, CA 93003
8:30 am – 2:30 pm (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
1-888-847-9652
Register online

June

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Free Norwalk Business Resource Seminar and Expo

California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host the free Norwalk Business Resource Seminar to provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws and have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center.

Norwalk City Hall, Council Chambers
12700 Norwalk Boulevard
Norwalk, CA 90650
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Register online or call 1-888-847-9652

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Connecting Women to Power Business Conference

California State University, Dominguez Hills

The Connecting Women to Power Business Conference brings together established entrepreneurs and leaders from major corporations, government agencies, and key partner organizations to share ways of positioning business owners to better compete in today’s global and ever-changing business climate. Entrepreneurs build key alliances, coalitions, and affiliations while getting the latest and most cutting edge information on industry trends and discovering how to propel their business to the next level. The last CWP conference attracted more than 2,500 attendees, and an increase is anticipated this year.

1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
1-888-847-9652
Online Registration
Register online

Thursday, June 18, 2015

State Job Fair

California State University, Dominguez Hills (Library)

The state is offering exciting and challenging careers with great benefits, retirement, opportunities for advancement, and more. Representing agencies will be the Board of Equalization, Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department, Bureau of State Audits, Department of State Hospitals, as well as other state and local employers. Please bring your resume.

1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
1-866-910-9559
Register via email: SUTD-Recruiting@boe.ca.gov

July

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Free San Dimas Business Resource Seminar and Expo

This seminar will provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn about traditional and nontraditional capital and have complex tax laws simply explained, plus have the opportunity to meet their elected representatives who make decisions that affect small businesses.

San Dimas Stanley Plummer Community Building
245 East Bonita Ave.
San Dimas, CA 91773
8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
1-888-847-9652
Register online

August

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Free Westchester Business Resource Seminar and Expo

This seminar will provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn about traditional and nontraditional capital and have complex tax laws simply explained, plus have the opportunity to meet their elected representatives who make decisions that affect small businesses.

Westchester Community Room
7166 West Manchester Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
1-888-847-9652
Register online

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Medical Cannabis Industry Telephone Townhall

Chairman Jerome E. Horton and the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) will host a live telephone townhall to learn about legislation, initiatives and tax laws that affect the medical cannabis industry.  During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.  To participate, you must register by Monday, August 17, 2015.

Westchester Community Center
7166 West Manchester Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90045
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Register online or call 1-888-847-9652

September

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Free Valley Glen Business Resource Seminar and Expo

This seminar will provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn about traditional and nontraditional capital and have complex tax laws simply explained, plus have the opportunity to meet their elected representatives who make decisions that affect small businesses.

Los Angeles Valley College
Monarch Hall
5800 Fulton Ave.,
Valley Glen, CA 91401
8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
1-888-847-9652

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Medical Cannabis Industry Business Resource Seminar and Expo

California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host the free Medical Cannabis Business Resource Seminar and Expo. Attendees will learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws and have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, and Los Angeles County Assessor's Office.

Business Resource Center
4301 South Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
1-888-847-9652
Register Online or call 1-888-847-9652

October

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Free El Monte Business Resource Seminar and Expo

California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host the free Norwalk Business Resource Seminar to provide businesses with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws and have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center.

El Monte Community Center, Grace T. Black Auditorium
3130 Tyler Avenue
El Monte, CA 91731
8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Register online or call 1-888-847-9652

November

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Free Lynwood Business Resource Seminar and Expo

California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host the free Lynwood Business Resource Seminar to provide business owners and operators with information about millions of dollars in tax credits and exemptions, tax refunds and business loan assistance. Attendees will learn more about complying with state and federal tax laws and have their questions answered by experts from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, Small Business Administration, and Small Business Development Center.

Lynwood Bateman Hall
11330 Bullis Road
Lynwood, CA 90262
8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.)
Register online or by calling 1-888-847-9652

Friday, November 6, 2015

Medical Cannabis Industry Telephone Townhall

Chairman Jerome E. Horton and the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) will host a live telephone townhall to learn about legislation, initiatives and tax laws that affect the medical cannabis industry. During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions. To participate, you must register by Thursday, November 5, 2015, register here or by calling 1-888-847-9652. You are encouraged to participate by phone. However you are welcome to attend in person at

Westchester Community Center
7166 West Manchester Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90045
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Register online or call 1-888-847-9652

December

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Nonprofit and Affordable Housing Symposium

California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton will host a free Nonprofit and Affordable Housing Symposium. Attendees will learn about wealth building strategies for nonprofits, how to use hiring credits to build staffing, and how to maximize social and traditional media. In addition, there will be homebuyer workshops with topics that include affordable rental housing and financial planning.

Carson Center
801 East Carson St.
Carson, CA 90745
9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. (check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Register Online or call 1-888-847-9652