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BOE Events Calendar

Events Archive 2014

Board Sponsored Events

Date/Time Topic Location Details
January 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Redding Branch Office
2881 Churn Creek Rd, Suite B
Redding, CA 96002-1146
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-530-224-4729 to register or get more information. Free parking is available.
January 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information. Paid parking is available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
January 16, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-805-677-2701 to register or get more information. Free parking is available.
January 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Carolyn Owens Community Center
13201 Central Ave
2nd Floor
Chino, CA 91710
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at http://www.iesmallbusiness.com/contact-us/lead-center-calendar-and-events/ or call 1-909-983-5005 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
January 22, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Bakersfield Branch Office
1800 30th St, Suite 380
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1922
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-661-395-2881 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
January 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation (SPANISH) Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
A free class designed to provide Spanish-speaking participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-559-440-5330 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
January 29, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-559-440-5330 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
January 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-559-440-5330.

Free parking is available.
January 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
January 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-559-440-5330.

Free parking is available.
January 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
February 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Assistance with Income Tax Preparation Grant Union High School
1400 Grand Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95838
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

To schedule an appointment visit SacWorkingFamilies.com or call 2-1-1 for assistance.>
February 4, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tax Help for Small Business Telephone Townhall Via Telephone Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), this live telephone townhall will provide small business owners with information about common tax mistakes and sales and use tax issues that affect them.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, you must register at www.boe.ca.gov/​townhall or by calling (916) 445-3032 by February 3, 2014.
February 6, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation West End Employment Resource Center
9650 Ninth St, Suite A
Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at http://www.iesmallbusiness.com/contact-us/lead-center-calendar-and-events/
or call 1-909-983-5005 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
February 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Assistance with Income Tax Preparation Hiram Johnson High School
6879 14th Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95820
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

To schedule an appointment visit SacWorkingFamilies.com or call 2-1-1 for assistance.
February 15, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA) Oxnard College
Library Learning Resource Center
4000 S. Rose Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93033
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Schedule an appointment through the BOE website or call 1-866-910-9559.
February 19, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tax Help for Small Business Telephone Townhall Via Telephone Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), this live telephone townhall will provide small business owners with information about common tax mistakes and sales and use tax issues that affect them.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, you must register at www.boe.ca.gov/​townhall or by calling (916) 445-3032 by February 18, 2014.
February 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Paid parking is available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
February 22, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Assistance with Income Tax Preparation

Evento Gratuito de Preparación de Impuestos

Mexican Consulate
2093 Arena Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

To schedule an appointment visit SacWorkingFamilies.com or call 2-1-1 for assistance.
March 1, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair (VITA) California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
College of Business Administration, Building 163
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Schedule an appointment through the BOE website or call 1-909-869-2365.
March 4, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m
Tax Help for Agricultural Industry Telephone Townhall Via Telephone Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the California Farm Bureau Federation, this live telephone townhall will provide taxpayers with information specific to the agricultural industry including sales and use tax, partial farming exemptions, and sales of feed and animals.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, you must register at www.boe.ca.gov/townhall or by calling (916) 324-4970 by March 3, 2014.
March 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law Carnegie Cultural Center
123 D St
Upland, CA 91786
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales and use tax.

Register online at http://www.iesmallbusiness.com/contact-us/lead-center-calendar-and-events/
or call 1-909-983-5005 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
10 al 14 de marzo del 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Semana de Educación Financiera Consulado General de México
2093 Arena Blvd.
Sacramento, 95834
Una oportunidad para educación financiera gratuita que puede mejorar el futuro de usted y su familia. Para más información llame al 1-916-329-3513
March 17, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Irwindale Community Center
16102 Arrow Highway
Irwindale, CA 91706
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at http://www.boe.ca.gov/sutax/sbf.htm or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
March 19, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available after 6:00 p.m.
March 25, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Restaurant and Bar Owners Tax Workshop Old Municipal Building
441 Main St.
Chico, CA 95928
Presented by the Chico Chamber of Commerce, this free workshop will provide restaurant and bar owners with helpful information about sales and use tax issues related to their business.

For more information, please visit www.chicochamber.com/calendar
March 26, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Thrift and Antique Store Owners Tax Workshop Paradise Town Hall
5555 Skyway
Paradise, CA 95969
Presented by the Paradise Chamber of Commerce, this free workshop will provide thrift and antique store owners with information about sales and use tax issues related to their business.

For more information, please visit www.paradisechamber.com/events
April 2, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair State Capitol – North Lawn
1315 10th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Presented by the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO), this free financial fair is an opportunity to highlight the resources available to Californian’s regarding affordable financial services, free tax assistance, smart money management and avoiding financial fraud and scams. This event also offers a variety of resources on how to financially plan to save for emergencies, college, and retirement.

For more information, please visit www.dbo.ca.gov/Consumers/events
April 5, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Assistance with Income Tax Preparation Sam Pannell
Community Center
2450 Meadowview Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95832
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

To schedule an appointment visit SacWorkingFamilies.com or call 2-1-1 for assistance.
April 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Assistance with Income Tax Preparation Sacramento Food Bank &
Family Services
3308 Third Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

To schedule an appointment visit SacWorkingFamilies.com or call 2-1-1 for assistance.
April 13, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Assistance with Income Tax Preparation Sacramento Food Bank &
Family Services
3308 Third Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95817
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free income tax preparation to individuals and families with household incomes of less than $52,000. VITA volunteers have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

To schedule an appointment visit SacWorkingFamilies.com or call 2-1-1 for assistance.
April 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Redding Branch Office
2881 Churn Creek Rd, Suite B
Redding, CA 96002-1146
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-530-224-4729 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
April 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Paid parking available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
April 16, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
5th Annual Multicultural Business & Career Expo Citrus Heights Community Center
6300 Fountain Square Dr.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
Presented by the Council for Cross Cultural Affairs, this FREE business and career expo is open to business owners and their employees.

Expo features exhibitors, small business workshops, and networking throughout the day. BOE staff will be available to answer questions and provide information about our services and tax and fee programs.

For event details, view flyer or call 1-916-299-1777.

No registration required – free admission and complimentary parking
April 17, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Santa Clarita District Office Grand Opening BOE – Santa Clarita District Office
25360 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Suite 330
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
The Grand Opening ceremony for the BOE's Taxpayer Service Center in Santa Clarita, designed to assist business owners in Santa Clarita and northern San Fernando Valley.

Come learn about this one-stop-shop for business owners and taxpayers to register for a permit or license, file a return, or to have tax questions answered by BOE staff. We offer self-service kiosks at which you can conveniently complete transactions and make payments, and our state-of-the-art electronic queuing system enables us to provide the services you need while minimizing the need to wait in long lines.
April 17, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-805-677-2701 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
April 18, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Ontario Convention Center
2000 E Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
April 22, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Carolyn Owens Community Center
13201 Central Ave
2nd Floor
Chino, CA 91710
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register through the Inland Empire SBDC or call 1-909-983-5005

Free parking is available.
April 23, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Bakersfield Branch Office
1800 30th St, Suite 380
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1922
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-661-395-2881 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
April 29, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
April 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-559-440-5330 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
April 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
April 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-559-440-5330.

Free parking is available.
April 30, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tax Help for Grocers Telephone Townhall Via Telephone

Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the California Grocers Association, this live telephone townhall will provide taxpayers with information specific to the grocery and convenience store industry including taxable versus non-taxable sales, recordkeeping, cigarette and tobacco products, prescription drugs and use tax.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, please register at www.boe.ca.gov/townhall or by calling (916) 324-4970 by April 29, 2014.

May 2, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Gap Distribution Center
3400 Gap Center Drive
Fresno, CA 93727
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652
May 14, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:00 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Stanley Plummer Community Center
245 East Bonita Avenue
San Dimas, CA 91773
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
May 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations Tax Seminar Ark of Salvation Church
6920 Larchmont Drive
North Highlands, CA 95660
Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, the Office of the California Attorney General, and the Internal Revenue Service will offer informative presentations on sales and use tax for nonprofit organizations, employment taxes and nonprofits, regulations of charities, property tax exemptions, compliance for exempt organizations, and effective strategies to attract and retain donors and funders.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/nps or by calling 1-888-847-9652
May 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Paid parking is available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
May 20, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar City of Santa Clarita – Activities Center
20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
June 11, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Basic Sales and EDD Tax Class Opening Doors Inc. 
1111 Howe Ave., Suite 125
Sacramento, CA 95825
Presented by Open Doors Inc., this class will provide potential business owners with an overview of seller’s permits, licenses, sales tax, and how to comply with EDD requirements.

For more information, please call 1-916-492-2591.
June 16, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
California Small Business Day Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel Sheraton Grand Ballroom
1230 J St
Sacramento, CA 95814
Hosted by the California Small Business Association, this event will have an exhibition for Small Business owners throughout the day, followed by a luncheon where Small Business Owners will be honored by legislators from their respective districts, along with optional Capitol Tours.
June 18, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available after 6:00 p.m.
June 20, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sellers Permit & BOE Registration for Businesses Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
As part of the Sacramento Business First event, BOE staff will be on site to help small businesses register and obtain sellers permit.
July 1, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tax Help for Manufacturing Industry Telephone Townhall Via Telephone Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the California Manufacturers and Technology Association, this live telephone townhall will provide taxpayers with information specific to the manufacturing industry including the newly adopted manufacturing sales tax exemption, and other related tax issues.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, you must register at www.boe.ca.gov/townhall or by calling (916) 445-3032 by June 30, 2014.
July 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Goldy S. Lewis Community Center
11200 Base Line Rd.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminar or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
July 10, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(check-in at 9:00 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Rancho Cordova City Hall
2729 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
July 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Redding Branch Office
2881 Churn Creek Rd, Suite B
Redding, CA 96002-1146
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-530-224-4729 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
July 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Paid parking is available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
July 16, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Basic Sales/Use Tax Information & Sellers Permit Class California Capitol
Women's Center
2000 O Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95811
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of what they need to know about Sales/Use Tax and how to obtain a Seller’s Permit.
July 17, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-805-677-2701 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
July 23, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Bakersfield Branch Office
1800 30th St, Suite 380
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1922
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-661-395-2881 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
July 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation (SPANISH) Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
A free class designed to provide Spanish-speaking participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-559-440-5330 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
July 29, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-559-440-5330 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
July 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
July 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-559-440-5330.

Free parking is available.
July 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
July 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-559-440-5330.

Free parking is available.
August 5, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Carolyn Owens Community Center
13201 Central Ave
2nd Floor
Chino, CA 91710
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at http://www.iesmallbusiness.com/contact-us/lead-center-calendar-and-events/ or call 1-909-983-5005 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
August 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Small Business Development Center at Butte College
2480 Notre Dame Blvd.
Chico, CA 95928
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at http://necsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=13365 or call 1-530-895-9017 to register or get more information.
August 13, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Paid parking is available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
August 14, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tax Help for New Car Dealers Industry Telephone Townhall Via Telephone Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the California New Car Dealers Association, this live telephone townhall will provide taxpayers with information specific to the New Car Dealers industry.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, you must register at www.boe.ca.gov/​townhall or by calling (916) 445-3032 by August 13, 2014.
August 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar CSU Bakersfield – Student Union
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, and the Small Business Development Center will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
August 20 2014
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Tulare Chamber of Commerce
220 E. Tulare Ave.
Tulare, CA 93272
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

For more information please contact Tulare Chamber of Commerce by calling 1-559-686-1547.
August 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations Tax Seminar Redding City Council Chamber
777 Cypress Ave.
Redding, CA 96001
Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, and the Office of the California Attorney General will offer informative presentations on sales and use tax for nonprofit organizations, employment taxes and nonprofits, regulations of charities, property tax exemptions, compliance for exempt organizations, and effective strategies to attract and retain donors and funders.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/nps or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
August 21, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
4th Annual Rancho Cordova Exchange Rancho Cordova City Hall
2729 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
The 4th Annual Rancho Cordova Exchange is a “business to community” and “business to business” expo. Leverage this opportunity to get in front of potential customers and
their employees as they join us during their work day. For more information, please contact the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce at 1-916-273-5702.

Free parking is available.
August 27, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Basic Sales/Use Tax & Sellers Permit Information for the Food Industry California Capitol
Women's Center
2000 O Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95811
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of what they need to know about Sales/Use Tax for Restaurants/Catering/Food Trucks and how to obtain a Seller's Permit.
August 27, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2nd Annual “Get Connected” Agency Expo Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
2101 East Earhart Avenue, Suite 100
Stockton, CA 95206
The 2nd Annual “Get Connected” Agency Expo” will provide small businesses with information on how to do business with public agencies and network alongside state and local agencies.

For more information, please call 1-209-948-7855.

Free parking is available.
September 3, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Basic Sales and EDD Tax Class (Spanish) Opening Doors Inc.
1111 Howe Ave., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825
Presented by Open Doors Inc., this class will provide potential business owners with an overview of seller’s permits, licenses, sales tax, and how to comply with EDD requirements.

For more information, please call 1-916-492-2591.
September 11, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations Tax Seminar Gap Distribution Center
3400 Gap Dr.
Fresno, CA 93727
Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, the Office of the California Attorney General, and the Internal Revenue Service will offer informative presentations on sales and use tax for nonprofit organizations, employment taxes and nonprofits, regulations of charities, property tax exemptions, compliance for exempt organizations, and effective strategies to attract and retain donors and funders.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/nps or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
September 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
2101 East Earhart Avenue, Suite 100
Stockton, CA 95206
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
September 17, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available after 6:00 p.m.
September 18, 2014
10:0 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
20th Annual Business and Consumer Trade Show Kern County Black Chamber of Commerce
1309 L Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Presented by the Kern County Black Chamber of Commerce, this trade show will provide business owners with the opportunity to promote their services and products to those in the Bakersfield community. BOE staff will be available to answer questions and provide information about our services and tax and fee programs.

For more information, please call 1-661-326-1529.
September 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
September 24, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Ontario Chamber of Commerce
520 N. Euclid Ave.
Ontario, CA 91762
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at http://www.iesmallbusiness.com/contact-us/lead-center-calendar-and-events/ or call 1-909-983-5005 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
October 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations Tax Seminar San Fernando Regional Pool Facility
208 Park Ave.
San Fernando, CA 93727
Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, the Office of the California Attorney General, and the Internal Revenue Service will offer informative presentations on sales and use tax for nonprofit organizations, employment taxes and nonprofits, regulations of charities, property tax exemptions, compliance for exempt organizations, and effective strategies to attract and retain donors and funders.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/nps or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
October 6, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
California Competes Tax Credit Sacramento New City Hall Council Chambers
915 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) are co-hosting a FREE workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit, a new income tax credit available to any business that plans to relocate to, or stay and grow within, California.

Attendees will learn how to apply for millions in available tax credits, and must register in advance.

Visit the GO-Biz website for information on the tax credit program.
October 8, 2014
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
California Competes Tax Credit San Joaquin County WorkNet
56 South Lincoln Street
Stockton, CA 95203
Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) are co-hosting a FREE workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit, a new income tax credit available to any business that plans to relocate to, or stay and grow within, California.

Attendees will learn how to apply for millions in available tax credits, and must register in advance.

Visit the GO-Biz website for information on the tax credit program.
October 8, 2014
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
California Competes Tax Credit Fresno Chamber of Commerce
2331 Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) are co-hosting a FREE workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit, a new income tax credit available to any business that plans to relocate to, or stay and grow within, California.

Attendees will learn how to apply for millions in available tax credits, and must register in advance.

Visit the GO-Biz website for information on the tax credit program.
October 9, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
California Competes Tax Credit Lamp Liter Inn Hotel
3300 West Mineral King
Visalia, CA 93291
Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) are co-hosting a FREE workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit, a new income tax credit available to any business that plans to relocate to, or stay and grow within, California.

Attendees will learn how to apply for millions in available tax credits, and must register in advance.

Visit the GO-Biz website for information on the tax credit program.
October 9, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Indian Hills Plaza (Civic Center)
1460 East Holt Ave.
Pomona, CA 91767
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
October 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Redding Branch Office
2881 Churn Creek Rd, Suite B
Redding, CA 96002-1146
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-530-224-4729 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
October 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
California Competes Tax Credit Palmdale Chimbole Cultural Center
38350 Sierra Highway
Palmdale, CA 93550
Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) are co-hosting a FREE workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit, a new income tax credit available to any business that plans to relocate to, or stay and grow within, California.

Attendees will learn how to apply for millions in available tax credits, and must register in advance.

Visit the GO-Biz website for information on the tax credit program.
October 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Sacramento District Office
3321 Power Inn Rd, Room A
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-916-227-6700 to register or get more information.

Paid parking is available from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
October 16, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-805-677-2701 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
October 22, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Bakersfield Branch Office
1800 30th St, Suite 380
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1922
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-661-395-2881 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
October 29, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tax Help for the Restaurant Industry Telephone Townhall Via Telephone Sponsored by Board of Equalization Member George Runner and the California Restaurant Association, this live telephone townhall will provide taxpayers with information specific to the Restaurant industry.

During the event, callers will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate, you must register at www.boe.ca.gov/​townhall or by calling (916) 445-3032 by October 28, 2014.
October 30, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(check-in at 8:30 a.m.)
Free Small Business Tax Seminar Maidu Community Center
1550 Maidu Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
The seminar will provide training and helpful information regarding new permit holders, audits and compliance, government subcontracting, keeping good business records, marketing, and employment taxes.

Representatives from the BOE, Employment Development Department, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Small Business Administration will conduct presentations and answer questions.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/seminars or by calling 1-888-847-9652.
October 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
October 30, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Basic Sales and Use Tax Law/Tax Return Preparation Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
A free class designed to provide participants an overview of the correct application of sales tax, assist in the preparation of sales and use tax returns, and provide information about filing online.

Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/classes or call 1-559-440-5330 to register or get more information.

Free parking is available.
October 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Ventura District Office
4820 McGrath St, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-805-677-2701.

Free parking is available.
October 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How to File a Tax Return Online

(Walk-in assistance in English and Spanish)
Fresno District Office
8050 N. Palm Ave, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
This free walk-in clinic gives taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions about the preparation of sales and use tax returns and provides information and assistance for filing online.

No registration required. For more information call 1-559-440-5330.

Free parking is available.