California grants relief to employers affected by wildfires

Employers in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Solano, Sonoma, and Yuba, Counties directly affected by the multiple fires, including the Atlas, Canyon, Cascade, Cherokee, LaPorte, Lobo, Potter, Sulphur, and Tubbs fires may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest. This extension may be granted under Section 1111.5 of the California Unemployment Insurance Code (CUIC). A written request for extension must be received within 60 days from the original delinquent date of the payment or return. More information is available on the Emergency and Disaster Assistance for Employers page. Questions should be directed to the Taxpayer Assistance Center at 1-888-745-3886. (EDD Tax Branch News #355, October 10, 2017; EDD Tax Branch News #356, October 11, 2017; EDD Tax Branch News #357, October 12, 2017.)

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