Franchise Tax Board

Franchise Tax Board (FTB)

Our mission is to provide the services and information to help taxpayers file accurate and timely tax returns and pay the proper amount owed. To accomplish this mission, we develop knowledgeable and engaged employees, administer and enforce the law with fairness and integrity, and responsibly manage the resources allocated to us.

General Information: 800-852-5711
Hearing Impaired: 800-822-6268

Frequently Asked Questions

Ask your tax professional to e-file for you. Thousands are authorized by the FTB to provide e-file services for their clients. You can also find an e-file provider in your area by using our locator service.

Do it yourself. You can e-file wherever you have Internet access. Here are the options available to you:

Signing your e-file return is easy. Depending on the software you use you may either sign your return using the traditional pen-on-paper method or you may sign electronically using a self-select PIN process. Your software will guide you through the necessary steps to sign your return.

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The department that collects state personal income taxes and bank and corporation taxes for the State of California. Access to forms and tax information. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/

Forms and Publications | California Franchise Tax Board

Provides state personal and business income tax forms and information. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/

Where's My Refund? | California Franchise Tax Board

Some tax returns need extra review for accuracy, completeness, and to protect taxpayers from fraud and identity theft. Extra processing time may be necessary. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/Refund/index.asp

MyFTB | California Franchise Tax Board

View California wage and withholding information. View FTB-issued 1099 information. View a list of authorized representatives (tax preparer or a tax preparer ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/myacct/index.asp?WT.mc_id

Contact Us | California Franchise Tax Board

Various ways to contact us for answers to tax and non-tax questions. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB/contact.shtml

Businesses | California Franchise Tax Board

File, pay, and manage your taxes. Convenient and secure. Learn More. WepPay. Web Pay for Businesses Pay online. It's fast, safe, and free. Learn More ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/Businesses/index.shtml

Payment Options | California Franchise Tax Board

Your options for making a payment to the Franchise Tax Board. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/payment_choices.shtml

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The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) takes taxpayer information confidentiality and computer security very seriously. FTB's website uses industry standard security ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/WebPay/index.asp