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Seminars & Workshops

Small Business Seminar

May 28, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cuesta College

Associated Student Auditorium, Building 5400
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

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Seminar for Nonprofit Organizations

May 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hiram W. Johnson State Office Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Milton Marks Conference Center
San Francisco, CA 94102

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Tele-Townhall: California Taxpayers Know Your Rights

May 13, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Hear about your rights and responsibilities as a California business owner.

The Tele-Town Hall will address general tax questions about how to work with the BOE and introduce you to our free resources and services. We encourage you to join in on the discussion and share your ideas on how we can serve you better.

Individuals who pre-register will receive an automated phone call at the start of the event inviting them to join the call. Register online

Other Free Workshops

The BOE continues to offer free Basic Sales and Use Tax workshops in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

2014 Schedule  Español (Spanish)  中文 (Chinese)  Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

eFile Clinic (English and Spanish)

January 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa District Office
50 D Street, Room 410
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

These clinics are all day walk-in events to assist the taxpayers at a convenient time to them. Most returns take only a few minutes to process Staff will be present to assist the taxpayers with the efiling of their returns. For more information: (707) 576-6715.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Chinese – Mandarin/Cantonese)

March 11, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
San Jose District Office
250 South 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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 efiling. For more information: (408) 277-1231.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Spanish)

April 24, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa District Office
50 D Street, Room 410
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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 efiling. For more information: (707) 576-6715.

eFile Clinic (English and Spanish)

April 30, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa District Office
50 D Street, Room 410
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

These clinics are all day walk-in events to assist the taxpayers at a convenient time to them. Most returns take only a few minutes to process Staff will be present to assist the taxpayers with the efiling of their returns. For more information: (707) 576-6715.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Vietnamese)

May 7, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

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 efiling. For more information: (408) 277-1231.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Spanish)

June 5, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Salinas Branch Office
111 East Navajo Drive
Suite 100
Training Room
Salinas, CA 93906

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 efiling. For more information: (831) 443-3003.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Chinese – Mandarin/Cantonese)

July 15, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
San Jose District Office
250 South 2nd Street, Auditorium
San Jose, CA 95113

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 efiling. For more information: (408) 277-1231.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Chinese)

July 17, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Oakland District Office
1515 Clay Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94612

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 efiling. For more information: (510) 622-4100.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Spanish)

July 18, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Oakland District Office
1515 Clay Street, Suite 351
Oakland, CA 94612

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 efiling. For more information: (510) 622-4100.

eFile Clinic (English and Spanish)

July 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa District Office
50 D Street, Room 230
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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 efiling. For more information: (707) 576-6715.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Spanish)

August 7, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
San Jose District Office
250 South 2nd Street, Auditorium
San Jose, CA 95113

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 efiling. For more information: (408) 277-1231.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Chinese – Mandarin/Cantonese)

October 7, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
San Jose District Office
250 South 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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 efiling. For more information: (408) 277-1231.

Basic Sales and Use Tax Class (Spanish)

October 23, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa District Office
50 D Street, Room 410
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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 efiling. For more information: (707) 576-6715. .

eFile Clinic (English and Spanish)

October 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Santa Rosa District Office
50 D Street, Room 410
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

These clinics are all day walk-in events to assist the taxpayers at a convenient time to them. Most returns take only a few minutes to process Staff will be present to assist the taxpayers with the efiling of their return. For more information: (707) 576-6715.