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Avvo Tax Q&A

Get my answers to legal questions at Avvo.com

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The Marketplace Fairness Act: Should You Join The Fight to Defeat It?

The Marketplace Fairness Act, or S. 743, is a piece of legislation which passed the Senate in early May and is currently under consideration in the House of Representatives. It requires all “remote sellers” (including online stores) doing $1 million of revenue or more to collect taxes for every state and jurisdiction where they have […]

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FTB Issues Notice 2011-06, Chief Counsel Rulings for “Doing Business”

R&TC section 23101 was recently amended to add conditions for “doing business” in CA post 1-1-11.

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For What It's Worth – Top 10 Reforms Needed to Make California More Competitive Now

How to improve California? Repeal the personal income tax, lower the corporate tax rate.

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Executive Summary for CA's Pension Reform

The retirement promises that CA’s elected officials made to public employees aren’t affordable, yet its not that easy to walk away .

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California Commission on the 21st Century Economy Issues its Recommendations

The California Commission on the 21st Century Economy released its final report on 7/29/09

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Halverson Flat & Fair Tax Initiative

CA Revenue and Taxation Code provides for the taxation of personal income, corporate income and gross receipts or sales price of tangible personal property sold in California.

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CA Flat Tax Initiative

In 2007, Former California Deputy State Controller, Rex Halverson, a state and local tax attorney and founder of Sacramento’s Rex Halverson & Associates, filed a Flat Tax Initiative with the Attorney General’s Office to introduce the concept of a fundamental and critical tax overhaul for the State of California. The introduction of the Flat Tax […]

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NTU Endorses Flat Tax Initiative

On August 17, 2007, The National Taxpayers Union announced that it is endorsing Rex Halverson’s California Flat Tax Intitiative. NTU was established in 1969 to educate taxpayers, the media, and elected officials on a non-partisan basis on the merits of limited government and low taxes. We greatly appreciate their support and thank them for their […]

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Rex Halverson, Esq. Principal

CAREER SUMMARY Tax attorney with over 36 years of state and local tax experience, including 7 years in a Big Four CPA firm, 3 years in California state government at the highest levels and 16 years in a Fortune 100 corporate Tax Department. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REX HALVERSON & ASSOCIATES, LLC, SACRAMENTO (9/05 – PRESENT) Principal […]

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