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Local Tax Trends in California


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Established in 1980 by the California Taxpayers Association, the California Tax Foundation is dedicated to promoting sound tax policy and government efficiency through research and education.

2021 CalTax Foundation Webinar Series

Join the California Tax Foundation for its 2021 webinar series. Each month attendees will hear from leading State and Local Tax experts in California on timely and engaging topics, including: San Francisco's gross receipts tax, technology transfer agreements, and new tax laws. We will also be joined by special guest speakers from California's tax agencies. Meeting attendees may receive MCLE/CPE credit (upon approval by the State Bar).

Unemployment Insurance & Impact on Employment Taxes

September 21, 2021

5:00 PM

Speakers, including Stephanie Pfister (EY) and Gina Rodriquez (KPMG), will discuss the current financial status of California’s unemployment fund, the impact of the pandemic on the fund, and the potential tax implications for employers based on California’s federal unemployment insurance loan.

Issues & Problems Taxpayers May Encounter with Prop. 19

October 19, 2021

5:00 PM

Speakers will discuss the recent changes to the property tax laws due to Proposition 19 and identify areas or issues that they are seeing because of the November 2020 ballot measure.

California Audit Trends

November 9, 2021

6:00 PM

Speakers will discuss recent trends that they are noticing in California tax enforcement based on their experiences dealing with California’s tax agencies.

2021 Wrap-Up: New Legislation Going into Effect January 1, 2022

December 14, 2021

6:00 PM

Speakers will provide an update on tax legislation enacted during the past year, bringing awareness to new tax laws that will be taking effect in the coming year.