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California Compliance Visits Continue


 SCOP teams to visit scenic Tahoe Vista.

They're intrepid. They're patient. They're the California State Board of Equalization Statewide Compliance and Outreach Program (SCOP) Teams! And they're on your side. Most businesses in California comply with tax laws.

The SCOP program was created to ensure that every business in the state of California understands and complies with state tax laws. Team members visit retailers in person, explain how to properly report sales and use tax, and answer questions. Since the program began in 2008, SCOP teams have visited hundreds of thousands of businesses from San Francisco to San Diego and beyond. Businesses are notified of upcoming visits by mail.

10,896 retailers in the following areas (with the listed ZIP codes) should look for letters in the coming weeks:

  • Alta (95701),
  • Applegate (95703),
  • Auburn (95602 and 95604),
  • Bellflower (90706),
  • Berkeley (94704),
  • Colfax (95713),
  • Dutch Flat (95714),
  • Emigrant Gap (95715),
  • Foresthill (95631),
  • Gold Run (95717),
  • Homeland (92548),
  • Huntington Beach (90255),
  • Kings Beach (96143),
  • La Crecenta (91214),
  • Loomis (95650),
  • March Air Force Base (92518),
  • Meadow Vista (95722),
  • Moreno Valley (92551),
  • Nuevo (92567),
  • Olympic Valley (96146),
  • Rohnert Park (94928),
  • San Clemente (92672, 92673, and 92674),
  • San Mateo (94402),
  • Tahoe Vista (96148), and
  • Weimar (95736).

SCOP teams do not visit home-based businesses and they only discuss business-related issues. Personal financial information should not be revealed.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.