CA Board of Equalization Selects New Chair and Vice Chair

At the Board of Equalization (BOE) February meeting in Culver City, the Board selected Member Fiona Ma as its new Chair and Member Diaane Harkey as Vice Chair.

“Congratulations to Fiona Ma and Diane Harkey on being voted Chair and Vice Chair,” said Board of Equalization Member George Runner. “They do great work on behalf of California taxpayers and I look forward to working with them in their new roles.”

The other Board members are: Jerome Horton, George Runner, and State Controller Betty T. Yee.

The five-member Board meets monthly and is the only elected tax board in the country. The BOE administers more than 30 tax and fee programs. During fiscal year 2014-15, the BOE generated $60.5 billion of revenue. The BOE’s monthly meetings offer taxpayers and other interested parties opportunities to participate in the formulation of rules and regulations adopted by the Board.

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