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California Compliance Teams Still Knocking on Doors

  • Jun 17, 2014 | Gail Cole

 San Diego Convention Center.

Thousands of California State Board of Equalization (SBE) Statewide Compliance and Outreach Program (SCOP) make another round of visits.

More than 8,500 letters are being sent to business in the following areas (and zip codes):


  • San Bruno (94066)
  • Pasadena (91107)
  • Big Bear Lake (92315)
  • Big Bear City (92314)
  • Running Springs (92382)
  • Fawnskin (92333)
  • Sugarloaf (92386)
  • Green Valley Lake (92341)
  • Lake Arrowhead (92352)
  • Blue Jay (92317)
  • Cedar Glen (92321)
  • Skyforest (92385)
  • Crestline (92325)
  • Twin Peaks (92391)
  • Rimforest (92378)
  • Cedarpines Park (92322)
  • Highland (92346)
  • Goleta (93110, 93111)
  • Montecito (93108)
  • Oxnard (93030, 93031, 93032)
  • San Diego (92109)

SCOP teams do not visit home-based businesses and they never inquire about personal finances. The goal of the visits is “to educate retailers about properly reporting sales and use tax, increase compliance with tax laws, and maintain outreach efforts to assure taxpayers that the state’s tax system is fair and equal for all Californians.”

While the vast majority of businesses have thus far been found to be compliant, SCOP team visits have unearthed more than $2 billion in uncollected sales and use taxes since the program began in 2008.

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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.