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Scam Stopper Seminar Offered In Partnership With the Contractors State License Board:

The Controller's Office is proud to be a partner in the following free Senior Scam Stopper Seminars. Subject-matter experts will provide information about insurance, unclaimed property, identity theft, how to avoid fraud-related to home repair and more.

  • Friday, Aug. 15, 2014: San Jose
    Assemblymember Paul Fong, the CSLB and the State Controller's Office are co-hosting this free event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at The Harker School, located at 3800 Blackford Ave. For more information and to RSVP, please call (408) 371-2802.
  • Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014: Redondo Beach
    Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi, the CSLB and the State Controller's Office are co-hosting this free event from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Anderson Park Senior Center, located at 3007 Vail Ave. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Timothy Lippman at timothy.lippman@asm.ca.gov or (310) 316-2164.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014: Citrus Heights
    Lakeview Village, the CSLB and the State Controller's Office are co-hosting this free event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Village Clubhouse, located at 6211 Summerset Lane. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Jane Kreidler at jane.kreidler@cslb.ca.gov or (916) 255-3273.
  • Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014: Norwalk
    The CSLB, Rep. Linda Sanchez and the State Controller's Office are co-hosting this free event from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Norwalk City Senior Action Center, located at 14040 San Antonio Drive. For more information and to RSVP, please call (562) 860-5050.

Tax Seminar for Nonprofits:

  • Thursday, August 28, 2014: Tax Seminar for Nonprofits in Los Angeles
    Controller John Chiang's Office is co-hosting a free seminar offering helpful tax compliance info for nonprofits. Topics will include compliance and reporting, sales and use taxes, fundraising and ways to avoid common filing and reporting errors. This event will take place in The California Endowment’s Yosemite Hall, located at 1000 N. Alameda St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., while the program runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Read more here. Sign up here. This event is co-hosted by the California Association of Nonprofits.

Watch Past Webinar Videos:

  • The California State Controller’s Office, California Franchise Tax Board and California Employment Development Department teamed up for a webinar offering tax tips to the owners of small businesses on Jan. 10, 2013. Watch video of the webinar here, see a PDF of the presentation here, and read the transcript here.
  • The California State Controller’s Office and the California Franchise Tax Board teamed up for a webinar on sole proprietorships and limited liability companies on Oct. 10, 2012. Watch video of the webinar here, see a PDF of the presentation here, and read the transcript here.

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