Free Small Business Tax Seminar Coming Up in Chino


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley) – Board of Equalization (BOE) Vice Chair George Runner invites entrepreneurs interested in starting a business, or growing their current ones, to a free small tax business tax seminar and resource expo in Chino on Friday, August 28, 2015.

The seminar is sponsored by Vice Chair Runner, BOE Chairman Jerome E. Horton, Senator Connie M. Leyva,  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, Supervisor Curt Hagman, the City of Chino, the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center.

“Small businesses play a vital role in keeping California’s economy strong,” said Vice Chair Runner. “My goal is to help business owners succeed and grow by ensuring they are familiar with our state’s laws and what they need to do to comply with them.”

“I highly recommend that local business owners come to this seminar on August 28th. There will be information on a wide array of state and federal resources and services,” Chairman Horton said.

Those looking for assistance complying with California’s often complex tax laws will find this seminar to be an enlightening experience. Seminar topics include common sales and use tax problems, different forms of business ownership, and the differences between employees and independent contractors.

Register online or by calling 1-888-847-9652.

Event:             Free Small Business Tax Seminar and Resource Expo

Date:               Friday, August 28, 2015

Time:              9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (check-in at 8:30 a.m.)

Place:          Chaffey College Chino Community Center

5890 College Park Avenue

Chino, CA 91710

Free parking

Learn more about a variety of other BOE in-person classes and online seminars.

Elected in November 2010, and re-elected in 2014, Vice Chair George Runner represents the State Board of Equalization’s First District. He is a leading advocate for California taxpayers. Runner has worked to improve California’s tax policies and practices and to create and retain more private sector jobs in our state. Prior to his election to the Board, Runner served twelve years in the State Legislature, authoring the well-known California Amber Alert and California’s Blue Alert. As a thoughtful conservative, his legislative priorities included improving the economy, business growth, education excellence, and public safety for all Californians. As a member of the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee, Runner consistently led the fight against tax increases and supported tax relief for families and businesses.

The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board. The BOE collects more than $60 billion annually in taxes and fees supporting state and local government services. It hears business tax appeals, acts as the appellate body for franchise and personal income tax appeals, and serves a significant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes.  For more information on other taxes and fees in California, visit

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