The Board of Equalization is a unique tax agency that collects $60 billion a year in taxes and fees and is led by elected members.
The Board of Equalization is a unique tax agency that collects $60 billion a year in taxes and fees and is led by elected members. Brian Nguyen Sacramento Bee file photo, 2014
The Board of Equalization is a unique tax agency that collects $60 billion a year in taxes and fees and is led by elected members. Brian Nguyen Sacramento Bee file photo, 2014

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Tempers flare as troubled California tax board weighs audit reforms

May 23, 2017 6:18 PM

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