How You Present a Sales Tax Appeal Can Make a Big Difference in the Outcome

Fotolia_chess_KnightsThe Board of Equalization (Board) has an appeals system for tax assessments which allows anyone to represent taxpayers, or they can represent themselves.  The system is designed so that Board attorneys and auditors involved in the appeals process are unbiased, make an independent review of the case, and get a fair outcome for the taxpayer and Board.  This does not guarantee, however, that the taxpayer will always get the best results.  This article addresses the steps that should be taken to help ensure your appeal is successful.  While it focuses on California […]