FTB to Mail Public Disclosure of Tax Delinquency Letters
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August 12, 2015
Purpose of bulletin
To inform staff that we will mail 500 Notice of Public Disclosure of Tax Delinquency letters on August 14, 2015. These letters will be issued to the top 500 delinquent personal income tax (PIT) and business entity (BE) taxpayers who owe over $100,000 subject to a recorded notice of state tax lien. We intend to publish this information on our public website during the week of October 12, 2015.
California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 19195 requires us to publicly disclose the names, addresses, and amounts due of the top 500 delinquent PIT and BE taxpayers who owe over $100,000 subject to a recorded notice of state tax lien. We are also required to include occupational or professional license information, including license number and status, and the names of principal officers and their titles. This list is updated and published bi-annually.
Taxpayers appearing on our list are subject to having their occupational, professional, and driver licenses suspended by the issuing agencies. In addition, California state agencies are precluded from entering into contracts for the acquisition of goods or services with taxpayers on the list.
Only PIT and BE assigned collectors work these accounts. The accounts can be identified in the We Have window of ARCS with one of the following comments:
Refer taxpayers who received a Notice of Public Disclosure of Tax Delinquency letter to:
- PIT: 888.426.8555
- BE: 888.426.8751
- ftb.ca.gov and search for Top 500
Refer media contacts to:
- Public Affairs at 916.845.4800
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