CHLK Tax Letter on July 20, 2022

1.    CalSavers(AB 102): Employers with five or more employees must participate in CalSavers if they do not already have a workplace retirement plan by 6/30/22.  Employers must complete adding employee information and submit employee contributions by 7/31/22. Failure to do so will result in the first fine of $250 penalty per employee and if employers don’t still…

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Notice regarding Assembly Bill 150

Dear client,   On July 16 2021, CA Governor signed Assembly bill 150, and the bill allows some pass-through entities taxed as S corporations and partnerships that do business in California to elect to pay a 9.3% entity-level tax on income that California would normally tax as personal income when passed through to the owners.…

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Employer tax benefit on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act)

1. Extension of paid leave tax credits Under the FFCRA, employers with under 500 employees generally must provide paid leave to certain individuals impacted by COVID-19.  This requirement goes through December 31, 2020, and employers are eligible for a credit against payroll taxes to mitigate the cost of this leave.  The Act does not require…

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Payroll Updates as of 4/15/2020

1. Form 941 and Form 940 (Deposit Only) As of April 15, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service has NOT announced any extension about Form 941 which will be due by April 30, 2020.  The Service neither announced the deferral of payroll taxes due in the month of April. 2. EDD Statewide – March 2020 Employers…

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[4/15/2020] Coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) Tax Update 4

IRS provides additional extensions: Income tax filing and payment, estimated tax payments, IRA and HSA contributions The IRS has now expanded its extension relief to most taxpayers who had income tax filing and/or payment obligations due on or after April 1, 2020, and before July 15, 2020, including second estimated tax payments that fall within…

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Penalty for Property tax late payment can be waived

Under existing law, county tax collectors do not have the authority to extend the property tax deadline. Penalties can be waived under following two circumstances: Offices of any county tax collector are closed and, as a result, taxpayers are unable to make property tax payments to that county by April 10. Online payment and pay-by-mail…

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