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450 N Street, Room 2322, MIC:104
Sacramento, CA 95814

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Nicolas Maduros, Director 1-916-309-8300
FAX 1-916-323-9815

Reporting to the Director

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Chief Deputy Director
Trista Gonzalez, Chief Deputy Director 1-916-309-8300
FAX 1-916-323-9815
Senior Advisor
Christine Castillo, Senior Advisor 1-916-309-8300
FAX 1-916-323-9815
Chief Counsel
Robert Tucker, Chief Counsel 1-916-309-8307
FAX 1-916-322-0341
Deputy Directors
Administration Division
Sharon Louie, Deputy Director
FAX 1-916-324-5577
Financial Management Division
Jason G. Mallet, Chief Financial Officer
Business Tax and Fee Division
Susanne Buehler, Deputy Director
FAX 1-916-322-7175
Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs Division
Tamma Adamek, Deputy Director
FAX 1-916-323-9191
Field Operations Division
Robert O. Colivas, Deputy Director
Technology Services Division
Scott Capulong, Chief Information Officer

Diversity and Inclusion Office

450 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Room 2334, MIC:51

Contact Phone/Fax Email
General Information 1-916-322-7639
FAX 1-916-445-2376
Litiana Patino, Manager 1-916-309-8303

Internal Audit Bureau

450 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Room 1723, MIC:54

Contact Phone/Fax Email
General Information 1-916-324-1874
FAX 1-916-322-5610
Chris Lee, Acting Chief 1-916-309-8701  

Legislation Bureau

Contact Phone/Fax Email
General Information 1-916-445-5742
FAX 1-916-445-1813
Michele Linton, Chief 1-916-309-8304

Taxpayers' Rights Advocate Office

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Bill Hain, Advocate 1-916-324-2796
General Information
Tax Appeals Assistance Program (TAAP)
General Information

450 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Room 612, MIC:26

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Reception 1-916-309-1800
FAX 1-916-327-3483
Scott Capulong, Chief Information Officer 1-916-309-1777  
Information Security Officer
Jamshid (JK) Khazaeepoul, Information Security Officer 1-916-309-1862  
Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS)
Valerie Williams, CROS Project Director 1-916-309-5525  

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Sharon Louie, Deputy Director 1-916-309-0102
FAX 1-916-324-5577

Business Management Bureau

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Doris Brengettsey, Chief 1-916-309-5450
Reception Desk
General Information 1-916-309-5400

Physical Security Branch

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Carlos Amaya, Manager 1-916-309-5468
Main Phone Line 1-916-309-5510
Badging/ID Cards 1-916-309-5510

Facilities Management Branch

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Thomas Arnold, Manager 1-916-309-5411
Support and Asset Management Section
Marissa Kubo-Fernandez, Manager 1-916-309-5440
Support Services Unit
Joe Einweck, Manager 1-916-309-5478
Asset Management Unit
Vacant, Manager    
Facilities Leasing and Planning Section
Lance Simmons, Manager 1-916-309-5410

Acquisitions Branch

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Sabrina Johnson, Manager 1-916-309-5455
Main Phone Line 1-916-309-5421
Contracts Section
Nga Pham, Manager 1-916-309-5432
Procurement Section
Lina Lopez, Manager 1-916-309-5416

Human Resources Bureau

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Kirsten Clark, Chief 1-916-309-5218
FAX 1-916-322-3866
Reception Desk
Reception and General Information Line 1-916-309-0100
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Labor Relations Office
Vacant, Labor Relations Officer 1-916-309-0106
FAX 1-916-322-7010

Personnel Operations Branch

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Vacant, Personnel Officer 1-916-309-0133
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Rebecca Perez, Personnel Operations Section Manager 1-916-309-0152
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Ryan Tressa, Performance Management Section Manager 1-916-309-0127
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Vacant, Medical Management Services Section Manager 1-916-309-0127
FAX 1-916-445-1722

Talent Acquisitions and Organizational Development Branch

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Vacant, Branch Manager 1-916-309-0133
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Adetola Adedipe, Talent Acquisitions Section Manager 1-916-309-0153
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Denise Lewis, Outreach, Enrichment, and Engagement Section Manager 1-916-309-0274
FAX 1-916-445-1722
Mame Polito, Special Projects Section Manager 1-916-309-0237
FAX 1-916-445-1722

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General Information 1-916-445-3811
FAX 1-916-323-9634
Jason G. Mallet, Chief Financial Officer 1-916-309-1338

Accounting and Budgeting Branch

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Ester Cabrera-Diaz, Controller 1-916-309-1250

Accounting Branch

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Reception 1-916-309-1288
FAX 1-916-445-2884
Natsayi Mugobogobo, Chief Accounting Officer 1-916-309-1257
Accounting Analysis Section
David Healey, Manager 1-916-309-1329
Revenue Section
Lily Chan, Manager 1-916-309-1256
Accounting Services Section
Andy Luu, Manager 1-916-309-1324
Travel Services Unit
Joanne Tran, Supervisor 1-916-309-1325
Employee Services Unit
Vacant, Manager    
General Fund and Vendor Services Unit
Fey Saechao, Supervisor 1-916-309-1318

Budgeting Branch

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Reception 1-916-309-1336
FAX 1-916-323-9634
Shryl Thomas, Budget Officer 1-916-309-1251
Budget Change Section
Steven Quinn, Manager 1-916-309-1252
Budget Operations Section
Patricia DeAnda, Manager 1-916-309-1253

Financial Operations Bureau

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Steven Mercer, Chief 1-916-309-1339

Local Revenue Branch

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Karen Hughes, Branch Supervisor 1-916-309-5810
Jurisdiction Services & Revenue Verification - Local
Olivia Siu, Supervisor 1-916-309-5946
Return Processing and Allocation
Jim Schwartzenberger, Supervisor 1-916-309-5880
Return Processing, Revenue and Allocation
Sarah Harmony, Supervisor 1-916-309-5813
Revenue and Verification
Carolyn Insalaco, Supervisor 1-916-309-5833
Cathy Stocker, Supervisor 1-916-309-5843

Research and Statistics Section

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Reception 1-916-445-0840  
Gentian Droboniku, Section Manager 1-916-323-2005

Tax Revenue Branch

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Reception 1-916-322-3433
FAX 1-916-323-9634
Jason Wenceslao, Chief 1-916-309-1337
Vacant, Manager    

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Tamma Adamek, Deputy Director 1-916-309-8297
FAX 1-916-323-9191

Office of Public Affairs

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General Information 1-916-327-8988
FAX 1-916-323-9191

Customer Service Center

160 Promenade Circle
Sacramento, CA 95834

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Thor Dunn, Chief 1-916-309-8298  
Customer Service Center
Reception 1-916-309-0700  
Public Numbers
800 Number Assistance 1-800-400-7115  
Permit Number Verification 1-888-225-5263  
Tax Evasion Hotline 1-888-334-3300  
Tax Practitioner Hotline 1-800-401-3661  

Production and Creative Services Bureau

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Stephany Jordan, Manager 1-916-309-8436  
Forms & Publications Section
Leslee Yeager, Manager 1-916-309-8405  
Document Management Unit
Adam Neighbours, Manager 1-916-309-0449  
Media Production & Live Event Bureau
Gottfried Mittermayr, Manager 1-916-309-8299
FAX 1-916-327-5859
Print & Distribution Services Section
Vacant, Manager  
Veronica Valadez, Print Coordinator 1-916-309-8646  

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Susanne Buehler, Deputy Director 1-916-309-5200
FAX 1-916-322-7175

Program and Compliance Bureau (directs the activities of the Compliance Branch, the Return Processing Branch, and the Timber Tax Section)

Contact Phone/Fax Email
Reception/General Information 1-916-309-0379
FAX 1-916-323-3204
James Dahlen, Chief 1-916-309-8250
Compliance Branch (registration, licensing and collections of 25+ special tax and fee programs)
Brian Kimsey, Administrator 1-916-309-0401
Return Processing Branch (return processing of 25+ special taxes and fee programs)
Joy Gonzales-Cabatic, Administrator 1-916-319-9520
Timber Tax Section (determines the harvest values of timber and timberland production zone values)
Mike Doyich, Senior Forest Property Appraiser 916-321-5185

Audit and Carrier Bureau (directs the activities of the Appeals and Data Analysis Branch, the Audit Examination Branch, and the Motor Carrier Office)

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General Information 1-916-309-0277  
Hal Lovell, Chief 1-916-309-8251
Appeals and Data Analysis Branch (processes petitions and claims for refund for special tax and fee accounts; resolves fuel tax reporting discrepancies)
Reception/General Information 1-916-309-0284  
Mercy Milan, Administrator 1-916-309-0320
Audit Examination Branch (conducts audits and examinations of special tax and fee accounts)
Reception/General Information 1-916-309-0361  
Christopher Miller, Administrator 1-916-309-0362
Motor Carrier Office (provides comprehensive audit, compliance, and collection services for interstate motor carriers and certain diesel and alternative fuel accounts)
West Sacramento
1030 Riverside Parkway, Suite 125
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Reception/General Information 1-916-373-3030  
Elisa Amezcua, Administrator 1-916-309-0909

Tax Policy Bureau (directs the activities of the Program Administration Branch, the Business Taxes Committee and Training Section, the Compliance and Technology Section, the Audit and Information Section, and the Data Analysis Section)

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Aimee Olhiser, Chief 1-916-309-5202
FAX 1-916-322-4530
Program Administration Branch (special tax and fee program implementation and maintenance)
Reception/General Information 1-916-309-0379
FAX 1-916-324-2554
Lisa Sherrod, Administrator 1-916-309-0390
Business Taxes Committee and Training Section (coordinates regulatory, policy manual, and training material changes and conducts tax and fee training)
Reception 1-916-309-5398
FAX 1-916-322-2958
Vacant Section Supervisor 1-916-309-5218  
Compliance and Technology Section (compliance policy & procedure development and online services management)
Reception 1-916-309-5399
FAX 1-916-322-4530
Chris Davis, Administrator 1-916-309-5311
Audit and Information Section (audit policy & procedure development and taxpayer advisory services)
Reception 1-916-309-5223
FAX 1-916-322-0187
Greg Buehrer, Section Supervisor 1-916-309-5224  
Data Analysis Section (centralized data source for reports, audit selection, data and trend analysis)
Vacant, Section Supervisor 1-916-309-5208

Headquarters Operations Bureau (directs the activities of the Petitions Section, the Audit Determination and Refund Section, the Consumer Use Tax Section, and the Return Analysis and Allocation Section)

Contact Phone/Fax Email
Jason Parker, Chief 1-916-309-5201
FAX 1-916-322-7175
Petitions Section (coordinates and processes sales and use tax appeals and adjust department assessed liabilities)
Reception 1-916-445-2259
FAX 1-916-324-0678
Thomas Hopkins, Section Supervisor 1-916-309-5076  
Audit Determination and Refund Section (process refunds for sales and use tax, lumber assessment, mobile telephone service, gasoline and diesel sales)
Reception 1-916-445-1316
FAX 1-916-445-2249
Eddy Iyoha, Section Supervisor 1-916-309-5033  
Consumer Use Tax Section (oversees use tax related to private party transactions of vehicles, vessels, aircraft, and mobile homes)
General Information 1-916-445-9524
FAX 1-916-324-2491
Jennifer Miller, Section Supervisor 1-916-309-8288  
Return Analysis and Allocation Section (performs the analysis, adjustment, and maintenance on sales and use tax returns; performs electronic payment maintenance, issue billings, and process relief requests)
General Information 1-916-445-7732  
Dario Romano, Administrator 1-916-309-0450
FAX 1-916-323-0478

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Robert O. Colivas, Deputy Director 1-916-309-8201
Mike Skikos, Assistant Deputy Director-Audit 1-916-309-8203
Harry Lucho, Assistant Deputy Director-Compliance 1-916-309-8204
Cinnamon Tolan, Operations Administrator 1-510-906-1610

Use Tax Collections Bureau

Contact Phone/Fax Email
Reception 1-916-309-8150
FAX 1-916-322-7288
Eva Delgado, Administrator 1-916-309-8190
Interstate Commerce Analysis Team:
Victoria Garcia, Audit/Compliance Principal 1-951-289-3021
In-State Service Group:
Brian Coty, Compliance Principal 1-916-309-8227
US Customs, Consumer Use Tax, & Compliance Teams:
Gilbert Miranda, Compliance Principal 1-916-309-8151

Computer Audit Specialist Section (audit support with complex electronic data and statistical sampling issues)

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Marc Arniotes, Section Supervisor 1-917-319-7148

Investigations Bureau

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Vacant, Chief 1-916-324-2826
FAX 1-916-327-5027
Michael Loretta, Assistant Chief 1-916-324-2826
FAX 1-916-327-5027
Northern Area
Tina Morin, No. Area Administrator 1-916-324-2684
FAX 1-916-327-5027
Southern Area
Keri Ramirez, So. Area Administrator 1-951-880-2393
FAX 1-562-466-1624

Collections Support Bureau

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Gina Fong, Administrator 1-916-309-5651
FAX 1-916-327-0615

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Cerritos Office (AA)
12750 Center Court Drive South, Suite 400
Cerritos, CA 90703-8594
General Information 1-562-356-1102
FAX 1-562-402-8503
Dina M. Hay, Administrator 1-562-356-1109
Manuel Henriquez, Audit Principal 1-562-356-1113
Tanja Stoner, Compliance Principal 1-562-356-1112
John Bouldin, Compliance Principal 1-562-356-1110
Culver City Office (AS)
5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 200
Culver City, CA 90230-6948
PO Box 3652
Culver City, CA 90231-3652
General Information 1-213-712-1210
FAX 1-310-342-1061
Vickie Vassiliou, Administrator 1-213-712-1084
Albert Lai, Audit Principal 1-213-712-1049
Eduardo Villegas, Compliance Principal 1-213-712-1166
Glendale Office (AC)
505 North Brand Boulevard, Suite 700
Glendale, CA 91203-3946
General Information 1-818-543-4900
FAX 1-818-551-2946
Paolo Maniego, Administrator 1-818-543-4910
Silva Saghbazarian, Audit Principal 1-818-543-5414
Michelle Creencia, Compliance Principal 1-818-543-4978
Fresno Office (DF)
8050 North Palm Avenue, Suite 205
Fresno, CA 93711-5510
General Information 1-559-440-5330
FAX 1-559-440-5503
Barbara Wilson, Administrator 1-559-446-6907
Adrian Juarez, Audit Principal 1-559-446-6902
Elda Velazquez, Compliance Principal 1-559-446-6932
Bakersfield Office (DFB)
1800 30th Street, Suite 380
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1922
General Information 1-661-395-2880
FAX 1-661-395-2588
Irvine Office (EA)
16715 Von Karman Ave., Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92606-2444
General Information 1-949-440-3473  
Angela M. Lealuga, Administrator 1-949-224-4800
Crystal Guzman, Audit Principal 1-949-224-4821
Francine Pham, Compliance Principal 1-949-224-4814
Oakland Office (CH)
1515 Clay Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94612-1432
General Information 1-510-622-4100
FAX 1-510-622-4175
Sheri Checchi, Administrator 1-510-906-1490
Scott Mittan, Audit Principal 1-510-906-1493
Bernadette Thrower, Compliance Principal 1-510-906-1607
Riverside Office (EH)
3737 Main Street, Suite 1000
Riverside, CA 92501-3395
General Information 1-951-680-6400
FAX 1-951-680-6426
Brent Calhoun, Administrator 1-951-880-2065
Michelle Miller, Audit Principal 1-951-880-2098
Onitsha Marville, Compliance Principal 1-951-880-0556
Rancho Mirage Office (EHC)
35-900 Bob Hope Drive, Suite 280
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1768
General Information 1-760-770-4828
FAX 1-760-770-6876
Kathleen O'Rourke, Office Supervisor 1-760-776-3126
Sacramento Office (KH)
3321 Power Inn Road, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95826-3889
General Information 1-916-227-6700  
Jeremiah Oakden, Administrator 1-916-309-8781
David Hofer, Audit Principal 1-916-309-8771
Jay Bolds, Compliance Principal 1-916-309-8780
Redding Office (KHM)
2881 Churn Creek Road, Suite B
Redding, CA 96002-1146
PO Box 492529
Redding, CA 96049-2529
General Information 1-530-224-4729  
Elaine Steed, Office Supervisor 1-530-395-5889
Santa Clarita Office (SO)
25360 Magic Mountain Parkway, Suite 330
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
General Information 1-661-222-6000
FAX 1-661-286-1383
Stephanie Gonzalez, Administrator 1-661-222-6091
Virginia Galang, Audit Principal 1-805-856-3906
Elvia Padilla, Compliance Principal 1-805-856-3919
San Diego Office (FH)
15015 Avenue of Science, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92128
General Information 1-858-385-4700
FAX 1-858-675-4100
Linda Luna, Administrator 1-858-385-4800
Jeremy Keller, Audit Principal 1-858-385-4814
Rebecca Valdez, Compliance Principal 1-858-385-4803
El Centro Office (FHA)*
EDD Office
1550 West Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243
PO Box 197
El Centro, CA 92244-2832
General Information 1-760-352-3431
FAX 1-760-352-8149
San Francisco Office (BH)
General Information 1-415-356-6600
FAX 1-415-356-6762
Helen Karkazis, Administrator 1-650-502-1601
Bing "Jenny" Yee , Audit Principal 1-650-502-1603
Jacquiline Rockwell, Compliance Principal 1-650-502-1614
San Jose Office (GH)
250 South Second Street
San Jose, CA 95113-2706
General Information 1-408-277-1231
FAX 1-408-277-8262
Veronica Santillanes, Administrator 1-408-938-7751
Chu Hwang, Audit Principal 1-408-938-7799
Carmen Rubio, Compliance Principal 1-408-938-7737
Salinas Office (GHC)
950 E. Blanco Road Suite 202
Salinas, CA 93901
General Information 1-831-754-4500
FAX 1-831-755-7921
Santa Rosa Office (JH)
50 D Street, Room 230
Santa Rosa, CA 95404-4771
General Information 1-707-576-2100
FAX 1-707-576-2113
James Goan, Administrator 1-707-890-6232
Alice Hug, Audit Principal 1-707-890-6237
Suzanne Crutison, Compliance Principal 1-707-862-3510
Fairfield Office (JHF)
2480 Hilborn Road, Suite 200
Fairfield CA 94534
General Information 1-707-427-4800
FAX 1-707-427-4815
Jason Harris, Office Supervisor 1-707-862-3539
Ventura Office (AR)
4820 McGrath Street, Suite 260
Ventura, CA 93003-7778
General Information 1-805-677-2700
FAX 1-805-677-2710
Stephanie Gonzalez, Administrator 1-661-222-6091
Virginia Galang, Audit Principal 1-805-856-3906
Elvia Padilla, Compliance Principal 1-805-856-3919
West Covina Office (AP)
1521 W. Cameron Avenue, Suite 300
West Covina, CA 91790-2738
PO Box 1500
West Covina, CA 91793-1500
General Information 1-626-480-7200
FAX 1-626-480-7260
Sheila Montooth, Administrator 1-626-671-3010
Jess Salazar, Audit Principal 1-626-671-2515
William Tucker, Compliance Principal 1-626-671-2630

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Western States-Sacramento Office (OH)
3321 Power Inn Road, Suite 130
Sacramento, CA 95826-3893
General Information 1-916-227-6600
FAX 1-916-227-6641
John Feeley, Administrator 1-212-551-4444
Theresa Portillo, Audit Principal 1-916-309-8949
Kenneth Lawson, Compliance Principal 1-916-309-8958
Chicago Office (OHA)
120 N. LaSalle Street, Suite1500
Chicago, IL 60602-2412
General Information 1-312-201-5300
FAX 1-312-782-7280
Bryan White, Audit Principal 1-312-201-3209
New York Office (OHB)
485 Lexington Avenue, Suite 400
New York, NY 10017
General Information 1-212-697-4680
FAX 1-212-697-5146
Lucile Delva, Audit Principal 1-212-551-4085
FAX 1-212-697-4774
Houston Office (OHC)
1415 Louisiana Street, Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77002-7471
General Information 1-713-739-3900
FAX 1-713-739-9027
Constance Farrington, Audit Principal 1-713-739-3904
Building Information

Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment only, Monday through Friday excluding state holidays. Call your nearest office to make an appointment.

* Office is temporarily closed.