Exception for PACs Keeps SBOE Election Spending On Rise Despite Campaign Contribution Limitations

The Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report filters through current state developments and analyzes those critical to multistate tax planning.

Like any elected official, members of California's State Board of Equalization receive campaign contributions. While SBOE members are subject to strict limits on campaign contributions, an exception exists for contributions from political action committees, making it possible for members to receive thousands of dollars each year from taxpayers or their representatives who are also seeking resolution of their tax disputes with the state.

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