Lucent Technologies, which has a plant in Oklahoma City shown here, and AT&T recently won a major case against the California Board of Equalization over the taxation of intangible goods.
Lucent Technologies, which has a plant in Oklahoma City shown here, and AT&T recently won a major case against the California Board of Equalization over the taxation of intangible goods. STEVE SISNEY Associated Press file
Lucent Technologies, which has a plant in Oklahoma City shown here, and AT&T recently won a major case against the California Board of Equalization over the taxation of intangible goods. STEVE SISNEY Associated Press file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: California tax board gets a spanking, then makes it worse

February 15, 2016 09:30 AM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.