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Announcements - 2007 Archive

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July

  • FTB Green Fair encourages conservation - Press release (posted 7/13/07)
  • Interested parties meeting - August 13, 2007 - 10:00 a.m. - To discuss draft withholding regulations, forms and instructions - Get more information (posted 7/13/07)
  • Interested parties meeting - Rescheduled - September 6, 2007 - 1 p.m. - To discuss updating existing airline transportation regulations - Get more information (updated 7/11/07)
  • Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs State Agencies to Activate Heat Wave Response - See announcement (posted 7/03/07)
  • Bike Friendly Employer Award - 50 Corridor-Transportation Management Association recognized FTB's support for bicycle commuting - See announcement (posted 7/03/07)
  • Free workshops sponsored by IRS, FTB, EDD and BOE - Learn about their latest electronic products and services. Earn CPE credits. Choose an August or September workshop in your area - Register now (posted 7/02/07)

June

  • Homeowner and Renter Assistance (HRA) 2007 claim period begins July 2, 2007. Information, forms and volunteer assistance. (posted 6/29/07)
  • Notice of Public Meeting - June 27, 2007, 1:30 p.m. - Location Franchise Tax Board Headquarters
  • 2007 Homeowner & Renter Assistance Booklets Available in English (paper and online) June 15. Instructions also available only online in Spanish, Chinese, and Korean June 19. Russian and Vietnamese instructions available only online July 2. (updated 6/15/07)
  • IRS/FTB Phone Conference - June 27, 2007 - 10 a.m. - Listen to a recap of the 2007 filing season and learn the latest about electronic products and services - Earn CPE credits - Get more information (posted 6/01/07)
  • Employer of the Quarter Award - Heald College presented FTB with an Employer of the Quarter Award for the Sacramento Region and specifically recognized FTB employee Sally Bennett for her recruiting efforts (posted 6/01/07)

May

  • Beware of Email Scam: The FTB alerts taxpayers to a phishing scam - Get more information (posted 5/31/07)

April

  • State postpones deadline for victims hardest hit by storm in northeast - See our statewide press release (posted 4/17/07)
  • Haven't filed? - Individual and business taxpayers have until April 17 to file and pay - See our statewide press release - More information from the IRS (posted 4/12/07)
  • Are you a preparer who serves Spanish-speaking clients? - Help us find out how we can provide better service. Take this survey (posted 04/11/07)

March

  • Interested parties meeting - March 29, 2007 - 9 a.m. - To discuss the contents of a date change bill (January 1, 2007) that would conform California income tax law to selected, non-controversial changes in federal income tax law made during 2005 and 2006 - Get more information (posted 3/26/07)
  • Notice of Public Meeting - April 4, 2007, 1:30p.m. - Location Franchise Tax Board Headquarters
  • Interested parties meeting - March 30, 2007 - 10:00 a.m. - Second meeting to discuss possible regulatory/legislative issues raised by the California Supreme Court's decisions in Microsoft vs. Franchise Tax Board and General Motors vs. Franchise Tax Board - Get more information (posted 03/09/07)
  • Get information about incorporating in states without income or franchise tax - Read the brochure (posted 3/9/07)
  • More information for FTB notice 2007-1 regarding backdated stock options - See instructions (posted 3/8/07)
  • Interested parties meeting - March 13, 2007 - 9 a.m. - To discuss alternative contingency remedies to implement any Appellate Court decisions in Northwest Energetic Services, LLC vs. Franchise Tax Board and Ventas Finance I, LLC vs. Franchise Tax Board - Get more information (posted 3/01/07)

February

  • Tentative dates for 2007 Franchise Tax Board Public Meetings - See announcement (posted 2/27/07)
  • FTB follows IRS treatment regarding backdated stock options - See Press Release (posted 2/26/07)
  • State Controller and FTB Chair John Chiang reminds Californians of the importance of filing state tax returns and of the free tax assistance services available this season. Watch video or hear radio announcement. (posted 2/26/07)
  • Use CalFile to easily and quickly file your state tax return - Listen to our radio announcements (posted 2/21/07)
  • Updated executive level promotions and staff retirements - See executive level promotions - See retirements (posted 2/20/07)
  • State Controller John Chiang directs FTB to remove social security numbers from state tax liens - Press release (posted 2/9/07)
  • FTB's 5-Year Customer Service Plan - Look where we're going - Video - Text version (posted 2/07/07)
  • Filing Season News Conference - State Controller John Chiang visits FTB to talk about the filing season, customer service, tax assistance, and e-file - Video - Read text (posted 02/07/07)
  • State Controller John Chiang and FTB staff receive recognition - New features of Form 540 2EZ will benefit many California taxpayers - Letter of recognition (posted 02/06/07)

January

  • Interested parties meeting - January 31, 2007 - 10 a.m. - To discuss possible solutions to issues raised by the California Supreme Court's decisions in Microsoft vs. Franchise Tax Board and General Motors vs. Franchise Tax Board - Get more information (posted 1/11/07)
  • Interested parties meeting - January 30, 2007 - 9 a.m. - Discuss tax return filing by registered domestic partners. Meeting notice, agenda and information. (posted 1/26/07)
  • Due date changed to April 17 - FTB follows the IRS decision to extend the date to file and pay - Statewide news release (posted 01/24/07)
  • Volunteers wanted - Contact us if you would like to assist seniors and low-income families prepare their state and federal income tax returns - Get more information - (posted 01/09/07)
  • IRS Earned Income Tax Credit - Find out if you qualify for this refundable federal income tax credit (posted 01/05/07)
  • Results of Real Estate Withholding (AB 2962) Interested Parties Meeting, December 11, 2006 - See agenda and meeting notes (posted 01/04/07)
  • Executive level promotions and staff retirements - See executive level promotions - See retirements (posted 01/03/07)

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