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Advisory Board Meets

The Executive Officer has an advisory board that meets at least once per year to discuss issues relating to California income tax. The Taxpayers' Rights Advocate acts as the executive secretary.

The group consists of representatives from various organizations such as the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the California Taxpayer's Association, Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee, Internal Revenue Service, Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and Society of Enrolled Agents to name a few. The advisory board meeting is attended by our division chiefs and subject matter experts who answer questions submitted by members in advance of the meeting. The members work with our staff to resolve issues of mutual concern. This year’s meeting took place on September 7.


Steve Sims, EA
Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate

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