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Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) have the most insight into their business owner clients’ daily transactional history. You may find that your clients who have 1099 contractors are now in the grey area of worker classification since it was redefined by AB-5 in January 2020.  
Under the new bill, all workers are automatically classified as W-2 employees unless they meet all

Meet John Milikowsky 
John Milikowsky is the owner, founder, and managing attorney of Milikowsky Tax Law in La Jolla, San Diego. As an attorney, he is passionate about representing business owners in the face of government audits, specifically EDD, IRS, and CSLB business audit cases.
A former business owner himself with 28 employees, multiple storefronts, large inventory, and international trade,

Watch our video below to learn how the last 12 quarters affect your EDD audit criteria.
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Have You Received an EDD Audit Letter?
The California Employment Development Department (EDD)

Form 5472 is a United States Taxpayer’s return for: 

  • Any U.S. corporation that is at least 25% foreign-owned or
  • Any U.S. corporation that has at least 25% foreign corporation engagement in a U.S. trade or business. 
  • If a corporation has at least one direct or indirect foreign shareholder in one tax year that holds at least 25%, it is considered

    Who is Dynamex and what did they do?
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    Dynamex was a nationwide same-day delivery and courier service. They employed their California drivers as W-2

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    Why Does IRS Want to Look into Your Bank Account?
    Personal checking accounts are private individual accounts people use to hold money received. It’s

    What is a CP 2000?
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    IRS sends audit letters to taxpayers when tax returns and reported data from employers or banks do not match. This

     
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    How much should you pay for a tax attorney? It depends on the issue you’re facing. If you’re a business owner, you can expect to pay a little