Diane L. Harkey

Accused of mismanagement, California's tax collection agency 'is in complete disarray,' officials say

Accused of mismanagement, California's tax collection agency 'is in complete disarray,' officials say

Reeling from allegations of financial blunders, nepotism and improper use of civil servants for political benefit, California’s tax collection board agency finds itself temporarily stripped of its power as it awaits the possibility of the biggest overhaul in its 138-year history.

Scathing audits and reports have state officials wondering whether the state Board of Equalization should remain as the only elected tax board in the nation.

“The organization is in complete disarray, and California taxpayers deserve better,” said Assemblyman

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