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Do you have any physical locations in California?
If you do not have any physical locations in California and your only tie to California is that you are buying product
you would not owe tax to California
One of my partners has a house in CA and may make business calls from that house while there for the summer. Will that make a Differences? My understanding is that we will have to pay CA the $800.00 corp tax for doing so. Is that accurate?
If you are transacting business in California you will have to register there and pay the $800 per month franchise fee
This would be doing business in California. You do have a California Nexus.
it means that you have a relationship with California
His primary home is in New York. Any calls he make are New York based even in CA. Do we have to pay corp taxes in NY as well?
If you are conducting business there, yes
Okay, So for tax purposes we should keep all transactions out of Delaware? Correct?
you have $800.00 a month for CA taxes is that correct? A month
It's per year
I'm considering purchasing a home there myself (CA). So we dont sell in the US, we don't take ownership of product until it hits the port dock
but because we have a house in CA we would have to pay the tax correct?
Yes, because you will be taxed there. You would be a resident of California
Well than it sounds like if we want vacation homes in CA and continue to work, we pay the tax. It may be a good idea than to open a office in CA as a way to offset the tax. Your thoughts?
Sounds good to me
Is the franchise tax the only tax we would have to pay? ($800.00) we have never bought from a CA manufacture before.
You would also pay income tax if you had California sales
Okay, we have no US sales what so ever. Thanks
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