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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
450 N STREET, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
PO BOX 942879, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 94279-0080
(916) 322-2270  FAX (916) 324-3984
www.boe.ca.gov
STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
450 N Street, Room 121, Sacramento
NOTICE AND AGENDA
Meeting Agenda (as of 7/28/2015, 9:30 AM)
SEN. GEORGE RUNNER (Ret.)
First District, Lancaster
FIONA MA, CPA
Second District, San Francisco
JEROME E. HORTON
Third District, Los Angeles County
DIANE L. HARKEY
Fourth District, Orange County
BETTY T. YEE
State Controller
______
CYNTHIA BRIDGES
Executive Director
Agenda Changes
Webcast on Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
10:00 a.m. Pledge of Allegiance
Board Committee Meetings Convene*
Board Meeting convenes upon Adjournment of the Board Committee Meetings**
Agenda items occur in the order in which they appear on the agenda. When
circumstances warrant, the Board’s Chair may modify the order of the items on the
agenda.
Board Committee Meetings*
Legislative Committee ................................................... Ms. Ma, Committee Chairwoman
I. Update on Status of 2015 BOE-Sponsored and Supported Bills:
Discussion items only.
AB 88
Sales Tax: Energy and Water Efficient Appliances (Gomez)
AB 89
Sales Tax: Public School Purchases Exemption (Allen)
AB 203 Fire Prevention Fee: Due Dates (Obernolte)
AB 405 Interest Rate Equalization (Brough)
AB 681 Property Tax: County Assessor Surveys (Ting)
AB 815 Oil Spill Prevention Fee: Clean-up (Ridley-Thomas)
AB 1277 Business Taxes: Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate: Return of Levy (Brough)
SB 24
E-cigarettes: Licensing and Restrictions (Hill)
SB 140 Tobacco Products: e-Cigarettes (Leno)
SB 250 Fire Prevention Fee: Due Dates (Gaines)
SB 321 Fuel Tax Swap: Rate Adjustment Periods (Beall)
SB 357 Private Railroad Car Tax: Mileage-based Tax (Hall)
SB 433 Fuel Tax Swap: Department of Finance: Rate Setting (Berryhill)
SB 640 Sales Tax: Direct Customer Excess Tax Refunds (Beall)
SB 661 Commercial Air Carriers: BOE Assessment (Hill)
SB 802 911 Surcharge: Rate Setting Date (SG&F)
SB 803 Property Tax: Technical Clean-up and Intercounty Pipeline Right-ofWay: Sunset Date (SG&F)
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
Business Taxes Committee..................................... Ms. Harkey, Committee Chairwoman
1.
Proposed Amendments to Regulation 1619, Foreign Consuls
Request approval and authorization to publish proposed
amendments to make specific reference to sales to a foreign
consulate or representative office.
Board Meeting Convenes**
Special Presentations
 Report on Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
Participation by BOE Employees. .......................................... Ms. Bridges/Mr. Hain
 California Department of Technology (CalTech) Oversight -Centralized Revenue Opportunity (CROS) Project ................ Ms. Bridges/Mr. Gau


Carlos Ramos, Director/State CIO, CalTech
Rebecca Stilling, Deputy Director IT Project Oversight Division, CalTech
A.
Homeowner and Renter Property Tax Assistance Appeals Hearings
There are no items for this matter.
B.
Corporate Franchise and Personal Income Tax Appeals Hearings
(Contribution Disclosure forms required pursuant to Gov. Code, § 15626.)
B1.
Thomas L. Wilson, 780908 +
For Appellant:
Thomas Wilson, Taxpayer
For Franchise Tax Board: Joel Smith, Tax Counsel
Diane Ewing, Tax Counsel
B2.
Clovus M. Sykes, 817237 +
For Appellant:
Clovus M. Sykes, Taxpayer
Juanita Woods, Witness
For Franchise Tax Board: Brian Werking, Tax Counsel
Mary Yee, Tax Counsel
B3.
Robert E. Valdez and Judy M. Valdez, 819052 +
Ryan Malloy, Representative
For Appellants:
For Franchise Tax Board: Joel Smith, Tax Counsel
Marguerite Mosnier, Tax Counsel
B4.
Eddie Marie Harbin, 827668 +
For Appellant:
Mark Saakian, Representative
Edward G. Heidig, Attorney
For Franchise Tax Board: Brian Werking, Tax Counsel
Mary Yee, Tax Counsel
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
There are no items for the following matters:
C.
Sales and Use Tax Appeals Hearing
D.
Special Taxes Appeals Hearings
E.
Property Tax Appeals Hearings
F.
Public Hearings
G.
Tax Program Nonappearance Matters – Consent
(Contribution Disclosure forms not required pursuant to Gov. Code, § 15626.)
G1.
Legal Appeals Matters ................................................................ Mr. Angeja
 Hearing Notice Sent – No Response
1. Alibris, 609518 (CH)
2a. Chef De Cuisine Catering, Inc., 716720 (BH)
2b. Chef De Cuisine Catering, LLC, 609690 (BH)
3. Lucy’s Tamale Factory, Inc., 556410 (GH)
4. McKinney Griff., Inc., 426234, 434298 (CH)
5. Consuelo Olivera, 527216 (DF)
6a. Desiree Madden, 732614 (STF)
6b. Desiree Madden, 732616 (STF)
 Hearing Notice Sent – Appearance Waived
7. Ascona Pizza Company, Inc., 547773 (CH)
8
Quinsey Kawasaki, Inc., 507429 (FH)
 Petitions for Release of Seized Property
9. Desert Rose Bar and Lounge, Inc., 867921 (STF)
10. Gasquet Market, LLC, 867920 (STF)
11. Duong Family Investment, Inc., 867934 (STF)
12. Ultimate Star, Inc., 867050 (STF)
G2.
Franchise and Income Tax Matters ............................................ Mr. Epolite
 Hearing Notice Sent – No Response
1. Neville Bothwell and Ila Bothwell, 838800
2. Salem Eloudi and Saba Alaoudi, 812225
3. Viet H. Nguyen, 799155
4. James K. Truhe, 561535
 Decisions
5. Nazar J. Benny and Raida T. Benny, 742227
6. Richard Cavanagh and Cheryl Cavanagh, 745171
7. Richard J. Fels and Tracy E. Fels, 800221
8. Forterra, Inc., 839865
9. Kenneth J. Frank and Judy A. Frank, 612480
10. Negisti Hintsa Girmay, 774398
11. Trent Harrloe, 796713
12. Richard I. Hastings, 625180
13. Curtiss Hayden III and Rosamaria Hayden, 693102
14. Daniel Jones and Kathleen Jones, 814039
15. Denis L. Jost, 796313
16. Garth Donald Mooney, 791903
17. Rosanne Rabito, 769915
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
18. Thomas A. Sanchez, Jr. and Lisa M. Sanchez, 798783
19. Carole Sanderson, 844673
20. Louis Schwartz, 838656
21. Greg Siebert, 804624
22. Jack Slevkoff, 811119
23. Milton Smith, Jr., 743531
24. Andrea M. Stauber, 789453
25. Mar C. Tano and Amelita T. Tano, 791854
26. The MYTA Corporation, 824316
 Petitions for Rehearing
27. Garrett J. Zelen, 800216
G3.
Homeowner and Renter Property Tax Assistance Matters
There are no items for this matter.
G4.
Sales and Use Taxes Matters .................................................... Ms. Bartolo
 Redeterminations
1. Benihana National Corp., 724082 (OH)
2. August L. Shubel, 469241 (KH)
3. Soft Computer Consultants, 850045 (OH)
4. Hallelujah Junction Market, Inc., 450765 (KH)
5. JPC Foods, Inc., 779746 (DF)
6. BASF Catalysts, LLC, 715578 (CH)
 Relief of Penalty/Interest
7. Disney Store USA, LLC, 868237 (OH)
 Denials of Claims for Refund
8. Famsa, Inc., 852233 (OH)
9. L-1 Secure Credentialing, Inc., 774770 (OH)
10. GHH Ministries, 848084 (EH)
 Grant – One Day Interest Relief
11. The Walter Family Partnership, 868240 (EH)
12. Magnussen’s Fremont Imports, Inc., 868238 (CH)
13. Ply Gem Pacific Windows Corp., 868246 (OH)
14. Conergy, Inc., 868248 (OH)
15. Black Bear Diner-Sac Natomas LP, 868249 (KH)
16. Rejuvenation, Inc., 868239 (OH)
17. Henley Pacific LA, LLC, 868241 (OH)
18. ANM Sales, Inc., 868250 (CH)
19. Luxury Motors of Bay Area, LLC, 868247 (CH)
G5.
Sales and Use Taxes Matters – Credits, Cancellations,
and Refunds .............................................................................. Ms. Bartolo
 Credits and Cancellations
1. Jason Allen Riley, 809510 (EH)
2. Richard Pekarske, 849637 (EH)
3. PD Financial Corp., 868409 (AS)
4. Orange County Restaurant Group, LLC, 867649 (EA)
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
 Refunds
5. The Golden 1 Credit Union, 861509 (KH)
6. KHS USA, Inc., 864991 (OH)
7. West Hills Hospital, 594115 (AR)
8. Chevrolet Motor Division, 866165 (OH)
9. UPS Oasis Supply Corp., 843543 (OH)
10. Valero Refining Company-CA, 868849 (OH)
11. Siemens Industry, Inc., 715550 (OH)
12. Famsa, Inc., 852233 (OH)
13. I2 Technologies US, Inc., 727462 (OH)
14. Pitney-Bowes, Inc., 864217 (OH)
15. American Airlines, Inc., 362784 (OH)
16. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 813162 (OH)
17. Forescout Technologies, Inc., 848554 (GH)
18. Lobel Financial Corporation, 862168 (EA)
19. Nextel Systems Corp., 804727 (OH)
20. L-1 Secure Credentialing, Inc., 774770 (OH)
21. Super Micro Computer, Inc., 851231 (GH)
22. Metroplex Theatres, LLC, 851338 (AS)
23. Vidsys, Inc., 774002 (OH)
24. CRI Catalyst Company LP, 815886 (OH)
25. Centurylink Communications, LLC, 841720 (OH)
26. Everyday Communications, Corp., 869083 (FH)
27. Trojan Energy Systems, Inc., 733590 (OH)
28. Carfinance Capital, LLC, 862267 (EA)
G6.
Special Taxes Matters
There are no items for this matter.
G7.
Special Taxes Matters – Credits, Cancellations,
and Refunds .............................................................................. Ms. Bartolo
 Credits and Cancellations
1. California Income Fund, LTD, 625767 (STF)
 Refunds
2. Central Valley Gas Storage, L.L.C., 844621 (STF)
3. Nationwide Life Insurance Company, 856228 (STF) ‘CF’
4. Amco Insurance Company, 856229 (STF) ‘CF’
G8.
Property Tax Matters .................................................................. Mr. Kinnee
 Petition for Reassessment of Escape Assessment
1. Callcatchers, Inc., 839867 (8113) ‘CF’
There are no items for the following matters:
G9. Cigarette License Fee Matters
G10. Legal Appeals Property Tax Matters
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
H.
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
Tax Program Nonappearance Matters – Adjudicatory
(Contribution Disclosure forms required pursuant to Gov. Code, § 15626.)
H1.
Legal Appeals Matters
There are no items for this matter.
H2.
Franchise and Income Tax Matters ............................................ Mr. Epolite
 Decisions
1. Fox Meadows Software, LTD., 739078
2. Florence D. Vinluan, 796078
 Petition for Rehearing
3. Paula Trust, 759422
There are no items for the following matters:
H3. Homeowner and Renter Property Tax Assistance Matters
H4. Sales and Use Taxes Matters
H5. Sales and Use Taxes Matters – Credits, Cancellations, and Refunds
H6. Special Taxes Matters
H7. Special Taxes Matters – Credits, Cancellations, and Refunds
H8. Property Tax Matters
H9. Cigarette License Fee Matters
H10. Legal Appeals Property Tax Matters
I.
Tax Program Nonappearance Matters
(Contribution Disclosure forms not required pursuant to Gov. Code, § 15626.)
I1.
Property Taxes Matters
 Board Roll Changes
1. 2012, 2013 and 2014 Board Rolls of State-Assessed
Property ‘CF’
I2.
Offer in Compromise Recommendations ................................ Mr. Anderson
1. Sang S. Choi
2a. Raul Cosio, Jr.
2b. Ana Lidia Cosio
3a. Deco Brass, Inc.
3b. Mark Allan Levy
4. Franz Dorninger
5. Olavo Georgem Dourado
6a. Paul Hernandez
6b. Imtrek Corporation
7a. Mary Ann Lynn Pagliaro
7b. Glenn Allen Thompson
7c. Gator Fresh Start, Inc.
8. Sabzin, Inc.
9. Jerry Mousa Safar
10. Hasan Burak Terzioglu
I3.
Local Tax Reallocation Matters
There are no items for this matter.
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
Chief Counsel Matters
Items that appear under these matters provide information to the Members and may
require Board action or direction.
There are no items for the following matters:
J.
Rulemaking
K.
Business Taxes
L.
Property Taxes
M.
Other Chief Counsel Matters
M1.
Delegation of Authority to Deputy Director, Sales and Use Tax
Department – Relief from Liability – Tax, Interest, and
Penalties + ..................................................................................... Ms. Willy
Staff prepared a delegation of authority for the Board’s
consideration which confirms and updates the delegation to the
Deputy Director of the Sales and Use Tax Department to relieve a
taxpayer of any tax, including penalties and interest added thereto,
as provided under RTC 6596.
M2.
Delegation of Authority to Deputy Director, Special Taxes and
Fees Department – Relief from Liability – Tax or Fee, Interest,
and Penalties + .............................................................................. Ms. Willy
Staff prepared a delegation of authority for the Board’s
consideration which delegates authority to the Deputy Director of
the Special Taxes and Fees Department to relieve a person of any
special tax or fee, including any penalties and interest added
thereto, imposed pursuant to a special tax or fee program
administered by the Board.
Administrative Session
Items that appear under these matters provide information to the Members and may
require Board action or direction.
N.
Consent Agenda ........................................................................... Ms. Richmond
(Contribution Disclosure forms not required pursuant to Gov. Code, § 15626.)
N1. Retirement Resolutions +
 Riad Alard
 Easter Jang
 Connie Madrosen
 Chris Mejia
 Carol Reisinger
 Carrie Sundahl
N2. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes
 June 23-25, 2015 +
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
N3.
Proposed revisions to Audit Manual (AM) Chapter 4, General Audit
Procedures, and, Audit Manual (AM) Chapter 6, Vehicle, Vessel, and
Aircraft Dealers +
N4.
Proposed revisions to Compliance Policy and Procedures Manual (CPPM)
Chapter 2, Registration +
N5.
Proposed revisions to Compliance Policy and Procedures Manual (CPPM)
Chapter 7, Collections +
O.
Adoption of Board Committee Reports and Approval of Committee Actions
O1. Legislative Committee
O2. Business Taxes Committee
P.
Other Administrative Matters
P1.
Executive Director’s Report ..................................................... Ms. Bridges
1.
Report on time extensions to Del Norte, Imperial, Napa and
San Benito counties to complete and submit 2015/16 Local
Assessment Roll, pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code
section 155. +
2.
CROS Project Update and Actions .................................... Mr. Steen
Progress on the CROS project to replace BOE’s two current
tax legacy technology systems.
There are no items for the following matters:
P2. Chief Counsel Report
P3. Sales and Use Tax Deputy Director’s Report
P4.
Property Taxes Deputy Director’s Report ................................... Mr. Kinnee
1.
2015/16 Private Railroad Car Tax Rate ‘CF’ + ............... Mr. Durham
Report on the computation of the tax rate applicable to the
2015/16 Private Railroad Car Tax Assessment.
2.
Adoption of the 2015 Private Railroad Car Roll ‘CF’ ........ Mr. Kinnee
Staff recommendation for the lien date 2015 assessment of
private railroad cars under the provisions of the Private
Railroad Car Tax Law.
3.
Adoption of the 2015 State-Assessed Property
Roll ‘CF’ ........................................................................... Mr. Kinnee
Staff recommendation on the allocations of the unitary
values adopted by the Board in May 2015, plus adjustments
based on prior Board action and staff-recommended
nonunitary values.
There are no items for the following matters:
P5. Administration Deputy Director’s Report
P6. Technology Deputy Director’s Report
P7. External Affairs Deputy Director’s Report
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STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
Announcement of Closed Session ............................................................. Ms. Richmond
Q.
Closed Session
Q1.
Discussion and approval of staff recommendations regarding settlement
cases (Rev. & Tax. Code, §§ 6901, 7093.5, 30459.1, 50156.11).
Q2.
Pending Litigation: Racquel Raichart, et al. v. State Board of Equalization,
Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 2014-00167903-CU-TT (Gov. Code,
§ 11126(e)).
Q3.
Discussion and action on personnel matters (Gov. Code, § 11126(a)).
Announcement of Open Session ................................................................ Ms. Richmond
Adjourn
General information regarding Board and Committee Meetings can be found at
www.boe.ca.gov/meetings/boardcomm.htm. If you would like specific information
regarding items on this Notice and Agenda, please telephone (916) 322-2270 or email:
[email protected] Please be advised that material containing confidential
taxpayer information cannot be publicly disclosed.
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www.boe.ca.gov/agenda.
If you wish to listen to and/or view a live broadcast of the Board meeting, please go to
www.boe.ca.gov and click on Webcast.
The hearing location is accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact Rose Smith
at (916) 323-9656, or email [email protected] if you require special assistance.
Joann Richmond, Chief
Board Proceedings Division
*
Public comment on any committee agenda item will be accepted at the beginning
of the committee meeting. Subsequent to committee meetings, committee
agenda items may be taken up separately during the Board meeting.
**
Public comment on any agenda item, other than a Closed Session item or an
item which has already been considered by a Board Committee, will be accepted
at that meeting.
+
Material is available for this item.
‘CF’ Constitutional Function – The Deputy State Controller may not participate in this
matter under Government Code section 7.9.
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