Can Bankruptcy Eliminate California Sales Taxes to SBOE and CDTFA? Mark J. Markus

You can eliminate (discharge) sales tax obligations in bankruptcy if certain criteria are met. In California, sellers are required to pay sales taxes to the State Board of Equalization (“SBOE”) now the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) based on receipts from sales. On July 1, 2017 the State Board of Equalization became the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA). Many bankruptcy attorneys (and others) believe that sales taxes in California can never be discharged. This … Continue reading Can Bankruptcy Eliminate California Sales Taxes to SBOE and CDTFA? Mark J. Markus