Why Do I Owe?
There are many reasons why you may have received a bill or notice from us. Read about common notices and bills to see what actions you can take to address your bill and learn more about the debt collection process.
Your Bill Details
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If you received a notice asking you to file a California Tax Return, visit our Request/Demand for Tax Return page with your notice ID to:
- Find answers to questions.
- Request additional time to reply to a notice.
- Reply to this notice.
- Get tax forms.
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Below are some reasons why you owe a tax debt and what you can do to pay it.
- Why do I owe?
- Why did I receive a Return Information Notice or Notice of Tax Change?
- About a tax audit
- Respond to head of household audit letter
- Why was my refund offset?
- Private Debt Collection Program
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Garnishments and Debt Resolution
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To prevent future collection action be sure to:
- Pay and file your taxes on time.
- Adjust your withholding to cover the tax due.
- Pay all vehicle and court related fines as soon as you receive them
If you disagree with our notice, feel free to contact us.
Before You Call
Have the following ready in the event you need to call us:
- Your name, address, and social security number.
- Your bill/ notice number along with your banking information.
- Garnishments – have your employer’s/bank fax/contact information.
- Proof of payment (e.g. cancelled check, transaction number, etc).
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