Tax Agency Says Its IT Can Handle Surge of Filings
California is poised to reap as much as $2 billion a year in new sales taxes from out of state, and its tax agency says its technology and staffing should be sufficient to handle the anticipated crush of new filings — and revenue.
California is poised to reap as much as $2 billion a year in new sales tax revenue, beginning in April, as a result of a state agency's decision that California can charge sales tax on items sold into the state even if the seller has no presence in the state.
Is California technologically equipped to handle all those electronic transactions? The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) says the answer is yes.