Payroll Taxes and California EDD Audits – Part 3 – Forms to Fill This next installment of our Payroll Tax Blog will discuss the forms an employer must file in California to comply with federal (IRS) and state (EDD) payroll tax obligations. While California EDD Audits are a common challenge faced by businesses, a lack
Employment Development Department Audits: EDD Audit Penalties
EDD Audit Penalties The Employment Development Department (EDD) is a California government agency that administers employment service programs and controls and collects California’s employment payroll taxes. Additionally, EDD directs other tax and benefit programs including Unemployment Insurance (UI), Employment Training Tax (ETT), State Disability Insurance (SDI), and enforces EDD audit penalties. What Is an EDD
What Triggers an EDD Audit?
What triggers an EDD Audit? If your business is being audited by California’s Employment Development Department, the first question you need to answer is, “Why?” Not only will figuring out what triggered the EDD audit help you defend against the audit itself, but it will also allow you to determine if your business is at
How Can My Company Obtain a California EDD Penalty Waiver?
If your company has been assessed a penalty after being audited by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), the news isn’t all bad, your company may be entitled to a penalty waiver. The California EDD has a formal Waiver of Penalty Policy, and various provisions of California’s Unemployment Insurance Code include stipulations regarding the removal
What is the California EDD Audit Statute of Limitations?
If you have been contacted by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), you are not alone. Here is some EDD audit advice. The California EDD aggressively enforces employers’ payroll tax obligations, and falling behind even for a single quarter can lead to an invasive audit with the potential for severe financial penalties. What is the
What to Expect From an EDD Audit
There are few things in Southern California businesses that create more worry than a notice of audit by the California Employment Development Department EDD. The good news is, with some guidance by experienced employment law teams in Orange County and San Diego like those at RJS LAW, companies can get through the audit process with