The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) hosted this event for small business owners in California. This members only event featured the Vice Chair of the Board of Equalization, Diane Harkey. She serves the taxpayers of the Fourth District, which includes the counties of Orange, Imperial, Riverside, San Diego, and portions of San Bernardino county. The Board of Equalization is a publicly elected state tax commission and offers many resources to small business owners such as education and training and tax appeals. Diane answered members specific business concerns on bureaucracy regulations and taxes.