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Taxpayers Bill of Rights Meeting In Sacramento

Anyone with ideas, suggestions, or concerns about the administration and oversight of California’s business taxes is invited to attend the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s (CDTFA) annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights meeting in Sacramento on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, 450 N St., Room 122 in Sacramento.

Officials said the meeting will be held to receive public input regarding business taxes including sales and use taxes, environmental fees, and fuel and other excise taxes. Those interested in attending are invited to contact the Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate Office by calling toll-free 1-888-324-2798, or online at The meeting will also be webcast live and recorded for later viewing.

Enacted in January 1989, the Harris-Katz California Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights ensures that the rights of California taxpayers are protected during the assessment and collection of sales taxes. The Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights was expanded in 1993 to include special tax and fee programs such as fuel, tobacco, and other various tax and fee programs.