State Controller Betty T. Yee available on April 12 for last-minute tax season interviews

For Immediate Release

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Phone
(916) 845-4800
Public Affairs Office

04/10/2019

FTB Chair to discuss April 15 tax day, ways to file fast, CalEITC, MyFTB, and more

Sacramento – State Controller and Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Chair Betty T. Yee will be available for interviews about this season’s state tax trends from 10 AM to 11 AM on Friday, April 12, at the Franchise Tax Board in Sacramento.

B-roll opportunities will include FTB employees working in the tax return processing area with machinery used to open returns and high-speed document scanners.

Key topics:

  • What to do if you cannot file by Tax Day, April 15
  • Where to find free e-file options
  • How to get a fast refund and track your refund
  • How to claim California’s expanded, cash-back Earned Income Tax Credit
  • What to do if you cannot pay your taxes
  • Ways to avoid becoming a victim of tax fraud

DATE: Friday, April 12

TIME: The Controller will be available for interviews from 10 AM to 11 AM

LOCATION: Tax return receiving area, Franchise Tax Board, 9646 Butterfield Way, Sacramento. Meet at Town Center entrance for escort. Please see below for map.

WHERE TO PARK:

  • Upon arrival at FTB, please park in Visitor Parking (noted in green in map below).
  • Walk past the flag poles and into the California Town Center North Lobby. FTB’s public affairs team will meet you at the guard station. Bring a photo ID for the sign-in process.

where to parking at Franchise Tax Board, shows flags, visitor parking, meet at the guard station

Franchise Tax Board Central Office location:

DIRECTIONS: From downtown Sacramento:

  • Take U.S. 50 east toward South Lake Tahoe
  • Take Bradshaw Road exit and turn left at light
  • Turn left on Folsom Boulevard
  • Turn left on Butterfield Way
  • Follow the roundabout toward the left
  • Turn right into the parking lot at Gate 1
  • Park in Visitor Parking
  • Walk to Town Center North Lobby guard station.

directions from downtown sacramento california on highway 50 freeway to franchise tax board central office, 19 minutes, 11.6 miles one way

FTB administers two of California’s major tax programs: Personal Income Tax and the Corporation Tax. FTB also administers other non tax programs and delinquent debt collection functions, including delinquent vehicle registration debt collections on behalf of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and court–ordered debt. Annually, FTB’s tax programs collect more than 70 percent of the state’s general fund. For more information on other taxes and fees in California, visit: taxes.ca.gov.