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I am sole owner of S Corp, contractor. Am I exempt from CA

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Hello, I am sole owner of S Corp, contractor. Am I exempt from CA SUI tax? I understand I can be exempt from DI and not exempt from FUTA. Could you confirm?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

Hello

I have not found that an employee of an S corp (which you are ) is exempt just because they are the sole shareholder.

http://www.edd.ca.gov/pdf_pub_ctr/de231ee.pdf

In a private corporation, any person who is a corporate officer and sole shareholder, or the only shareholder other than his or her spouse, may file a statement electing to be excluded only from State Disability Insurance (SDI) coverage for contributions and benefits, which includes Paid Family Leave (PFL).

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Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

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