Businesses checked for permits

NORWALK - A team of Board of Equalization agents based in Norwalk is scheduled to visit local businesses and retailers this month to verify their business permits and increase tax compliance.The agents will be visiting several cities throughout California, including Whittier. Since 2008, the Board of Equalization has conducted compliance checks at more than 289,000 businesses to ensure retailers and businesses are properly registered. The visits are intended to "educate business owners on sales and use tax reporting responsibilities, increase tax compliance, and to help make our tax system fair and equal for all Californians," officials said in a press release.

********** Published: March 15, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 48