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December 8, 2015 State Wants to Return $28 Million in Undelivered Income Tax Refunds
December 7, 2015 Franchise Tax Board Holds Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing
October 22, 2015 State to Review Filing Status for 83,000 Taxpayers
October 15, 2015 State’s Top 500 Income Tax Delinquencies Total $160 Million
October 12, 2015 CA Controller Calls for Volunteers for Free Tax Preparation Program
October 9, 2015 Last-Minute Tips As Tax Deadline Nears
September 17, 2015 State Tax Relief for Victims of the Wildfires in Amador, Calaveras, Lake and Napa Counties
September 3, 2015 2015 State Income Tax Rate Schedules Adjusted
August 20, 2015 Changes to State’s College Access Tax Credit Remove Tentative Minimum Tax Limit and Extends Credit to 2017
July 15, 2015 Franchise Tax Board Contacting Business Tax Nonfilers
April 30, 2015 State’s Top 500 Tax Delinquencies Total $132.5 Million
April 29, 2015 FTB Reports Statewide Median Income Up in 2013

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April 9, 2015 FTB Offers Last-Minute Tips for California Taxpayers
March 16, 2015 FTB: Taxpayers Face Deadline to Claim 2010 State Refunds
March 4, 2015 Can’t Pay Your Taxes? FTB Offers Help
February 24, 2015 Californians: Be Careful When Selecting a Tax Preparer
February 19, 2015 Free Tax Preparation Available to Millions of Californians
February 9, 2015 State Contacting One Million Income Tax Nonfilers
February 5, 2015 FTB Tax Tip: Head of Household Filing Status Can Save Money
January 30, 2015 Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton Continuing His Service on the Franchise Tax Board
January 30, 2015 Help Boost Your Refund With The Earned Income Tax Credit

January 22, 2015 J. Russell George Urges Taxpayers to Be on "High Alert" to Phone Fraud Scam - Issued by the Federal Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration
January 1, 2015 California Officially Opens State Tax Season ( Español)

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Date Topic
December 1, 2014 Franchise Tax Board Holds Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing
December 1, 2014 State Wants to Return $20 Million in Undelivered Tax Refunds (Español)
November 5, 2014 FTB Follows Federal Extensions for Livestock Replacement
October 30, 2014 State Follows Federal Tax Postponement Dates for Napa County Earthquake Victims
October 16, 2014 State’s Top 500 Tax Debtors Owe $129 Million
October 8, 2014 October 15 Tax Deadline Draws Near (Español)
September 25, 2014 State Tax Relief for San Diego County Wildfire Victims
September 16, 2014 State Tax Relief for Napa County Earthquake Victims
September 2, 2014 California Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Extended Through 2013 (Español)
August 19, 2014 Franchise Tax Board Sends 'Head of Household' Audit Letters (Español)
August 13, 2014 2014 State Income Tax Rate Schedules Adjusted (Español)
July 1, 2014 State Collects First Billion Dollars from Tax Modernization Project
June 18, 2014 Franchise Tax Board Contacting Business Nonfilers (Español)
May 22, 2014 Where’s My State Tax Refund? (Español)
May 1, 2014 Franchise Tax Board Expands Credit Card Payments to Include Business Entities (Español)
April 10, 2014 Top 500 Income Tax Delinquent Updated (Español)
April 9, 2014 Last Minute Tips for California Taxpayers (Español)
April 7, 2014 Free State Tax Assistance Available Online (Español)
March 27, 2014 FTB Offers Help if You Cannot Pay in Full (Español)
March 19, 2014 State Holding More Than $100 Million from 2009 Nonfilers (Español)
February 26, 2014 State Warns Taxpayers to Choose Tax Preparers Wisely (Español)
February 11, 2014 Statewide Median Income Up In 2012

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February 6, 2014 Taxpayers Warned of New Tax Scams
January 31, 2014 Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day - Help Stretch Your Paycheck (Español)
January 23, 2014 Franchise Tax Board Contacting Income Tax Nonfilers (Español)
January 13, 2014 State Wants to Return $16 Million in Undelivered Tax Refunds
January 6, 2014 State Tax Filing Season Officially Opens (Español)

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Date Topic
December 3, 2012 State Wants to Return $14 Million in Undelivered Tax Refunds
November 30, 2012 Franchise Tax Board’s Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing
November 9, 2012 Franchise Tax Board Updates 2012 Tax Tables for Proposition 30 Tax Increases
November 9, 2012 California Grants Tax Relief to Taxpayers Affected by Hurricane Sandy
October 11, 2012 Franchise Tax Board Top 500 Tax Delinquencies Updated - New This Year: Debtors Now Face License Suspension
October 9, 2012 Extended Due Date Deadline is October 15 for Filing State Tax Returns
August 14, 2012 2012 State Income Tax Rate Schedules Adjusted
August 8, 2012 Franchise Tax Board Auditing ‘Head of Household’
August 3, 2012 FTB Uses Automated Calling System to Promote Account Resolution
June 14, 2012 Thousands of Businesses Contacted to File Tax Returns
May 9, 2012 State Tax Refund Status Available Online
April 13, 2012 Franchise Tax Board Updates Guidance on Real Estate Tax Deductions
April 13, 2012 Franchise Tax Board Unveils New Top 500 Tax Debtors
April 11, 2012 State Tax Help Available If You Owe Taxes and Have a Financial Hardship
April 6, 2012 Last Minute Tips for California Taxpayers
March 19, 2012 Free State Tax Help Available Online
March 19, 2012 FTB Launches Free Self-Service Application for Entity Status Letters
March 6, 2012 State Reports Mixed Results on Median Income for 2010

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February 28, 2012 Be Careful When Selecting a Tax Preparer
January 27, 2012 Federal Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day
January 19, 2012 State’s Top 250 Tax Debtors’ Lists Recoups $100 Million
January 17, 2012 State Requesting Delinquent Tax Returns From Nonfilers
January 11, 2012 FTB Releases State Tax Statistics for 2009
January 4, 2012 State Tax Filing Season Officially Opens (Español)

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Press releases

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Date Topic
November 28, 2011 Franchise Tax Board's Annual Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Hearing
November 21, 2011 State Wants to Return $17 Million in Undelivered Tax Refunds
November 17, 2011 Tax Board Reports Results from Compliance Initiative
November 3, 2011 FTB Launches New Website Design
October 7, 2011 Extended Due Date Deadline is October 17 for Filing State Tax Returns
August 25, 2011 2011 State Income Tax Rate Schedules Adjusted
August 9 , 2011 Franchise Tax Board Auditing ‘Head of Household’
August 1 , 2011 New Opportunity for Taxpayers Who Avoided Tax Bills
May 2, 2011 Check Online for State Tax Refund Status
April 28, 2011 Tax Relief Available for Tsunami Waves
April 14, 2011 Last Minute Tips for California Taxpayers
April 13, 2011 Franchise Tax Board Lists Top 250 Tax Debtors
April 12, 2011 California Excludes From Taxes Health Care Coverage for Adult Children Up to Age 27
March 28, 2011 State promotes free tax help online
March 17, 2011 State Tax Relief for California Winter Storm Victims
March 17, 2011 Be Cautious When Selecting a Tax Preparer
March 09, 2011 State Provides Free Completed Tax Returns for Many
March 3, 2011 State Reports on Median Income for 2009

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February 28, 2011 State Tax Agencies Collaborate to Promote Use Tax Reporting
February 14, 2011 Owe State Taxes, But Cannot Pay - Help Available
February 3, 2011 Controller Chiang Promotes Federal Earned Income Tax Credit
January 18, 2011 State Contacting Income Earners Who Did Not File Tax Returns
January 7, 2011 State Wants to Return $15 Million in Undelivered Tax Refunds
January 5, 2011 Small California Tax-Exempt Organizations Must File to Retain Exempt Status
January 3, 2011 Franchise Tax Board Opens Filing Season for State Taxes

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Press releases

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Date Topic
December 01, 2010 Franchise Tax Board to Hold Annual Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Hearing
November 22, 2010 Franchise Tax Board No Longer Mailing Tax Booklets
November 19, 2010 Controller Encourages Californians to Claim Federal Tax Credits - Issued by State Controller John Chiang
October 29, 2010 State Tax Relief for San Bruno Explosion
October 18, 2010 Franchise Tax Board Alerts Taxpayers to e-Mail Phishing Scam
October 12, 2010 October 15 Tax Deadline Fast Approaching
October 05, 2010 State Tax Relief Provided for Disaster Victims
September 22, 2010 Franchise Tax Board Auditing ‘Head of Household’
September 17, 2010 State’s New Home Tax Credit Gone Soon
August 20, 2010 Franchise Tax Board is Contacting Thousands of Businesses to File Delinquent Tax Returns
August 16, 2010 2010 State Income Tax Rate Schedules Adjusted
August 10, 2010 Green Initiatives Thrive at Franchise Tax Board
August 9, 2010 Last Chance to Apply for State’s First-Time Buyer Tax Credit
June 17, 2010 State’s First-Time Buyer Credit Almost Gone
May 14, 2010 FTB Offers Tax Relief to Baja California Quake Victims
May 10, 2010 FTB Offers Guidance on Home Buyer Tax Credits
April 29, 2010 State Reports on Median Income for 2008

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April 13, 2010 Online Buyers and Sellers: You May Owe State Taxes – Issued by the Board of Equalization and the Franchise Tax Board
April 13, 2010 Last Minute Tips for California Taxpayers
April 13, 2010 California Enacts Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief
April 9, 2010 Franchise Tax Board Lists Top 250 Tax Debtors
April 6, 2010 FTB Awarded “Green” Building Standard
March 30, 2010 More than 2 million can file through ReadyReturn
March 16, 2010 Haiti Donations Are Immediately Tax Deductible
March 9, 2010 California Winter Storm Victims Get State Tax Relief
March 8, 2010 When Paying for a Tax Preparer, Choose Wisely
February 22, 2010 State Tax Returns Done and Ready to File for Many Californians
February 4, 2010 State Tax Payment Plans Available
February 1, 2010 State’s Annual Nonfiler Program Begins
January 12, 2010 State Income Tax Filing Season Opens

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