Preparing California Income Tax Returns for Businesses
Learning objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Understand how to calculate California taxable income and taxes due.
  • Understand major California state adjustments.
  • Understand how to calculate California apportionment.
  • Understand the process for filling out California tax return forms.
  • Identify which California state tax forms are used for which business tax filings.
  • Understand how to tie out key numbers on a California tax return.
  • Understand both corporate and pass-through tax return filings in California.
  • Use California state instructions effectively when preparing returns.
  • Understand due dates, extension, tax payment, and e-filing requirements.

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Instructor bio

Skye Moench holds a masters degree in tax accounting from Brigham Young University and worked for Ernst & Young Tax in Salt Lake City, Utah for five years before leaving to pursue professional triathlon. Skye now provides tax consulting and compliance services independently while traveling the world training and competing at the top level in long-course triathlon.
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