Runner Cuts Ribbon at Rancho Cucamonga Taxpayer Center Grand Opening  

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley) – Board of Equalization Member George Runner today cut the ribbon at the new Rancho Cucamonga Taxpayer Service Center. Today marks the grand opening of the Center which provides tax assistance for about 30,000 Inland Empire businesses. The center opened its doors on December 7, 2015.

In addition to cutting the ribbon, Board Member Runner guided a tour of the new office facilities. He and local dignitaries welcomed guests and talked about how the center will be a great resource to San Bernardino County businesses.

“We want taxpayers to be aware of the free tax help available to them,” said Board Member Runner. “A thriving business community is essential to creating jobs and boosting the local economy.”

The 14,342 square-foot Taxpayer Service Center features four self-service kiosks that allow taxpayers to conveniently complete transactions and make payments. A state-of-the-art electronic queuing system significantly reduces wait times. The center offers free parking and convenient access to freeways (I-10, I-15, I-210, Highway 60) and public transportation (Metrolink and bus service).

The new center also offers basic sales and use tax classes and tax return preparation help for small business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations. You can learn more and register for an event online or by calling 909-257-2900.

George Runner represents the State Board of Equalization’s First District and is a leading advocate for California taxpayers. Prior to being elected to the BOE, Runner served in the State Legislature where he authored California’s Amber Alert and Blue Alert. As a member of the Senate Revenue and Taxation committee, he led the fight against tax increases and supported tax relief for all Californians. A thoughtful conservative, Runner’s priorities include improving the economy, business growth, education excellence, and public safety for all Californians.

The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board. The BOE collects $60.5 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 the California Tax Service Center.

Note: This news release may discuss complex tax laws and concepts. It may not address every situation, and is not considered written advice under Revenue and Taxation Code section 6596. Changes in law or regulations may have occurred since the time this news release was written. If there is a conflict between the text of this news release and the law, decisions will be based upon the law and not this news release. For specific help, please contact the BOE at 1-800-400-7115.

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