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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Some tax returns need extra review for accuracy, completeness, and to protect taxpayers from fraud and identity theft. Extra processing time may be necessary.