State Controller Malia M. Cohen is Available for Interviews on Tax Day, October 16

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FTB Chair to Discuss October 16 Tax Day Extension, Tax Relief for Disasters, Ways to File Fast, Help to Pay Your Taxes, CalEITC, MyFTB, and More

Sacramento – State Controller and Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Chair Malia M. Cohen will be available for interviews about this season’s state tax trends from 7:30 am to 9:00 am on Monday, October 16, 2023, at the Franchise Tax Board in Sacramento.

Visuals will include FTB employees working in the tax return processing area. You will see machinery used to open returns and high-speed document scanners.

Key topics:

  • What to do if you cannot file by Tax Day
  • What to do if you cannot pay your taxes
  • Tax Relief for Disasters
  • Where to find fast and free e-file options
  • How to get a fast refund and track your refund
  • How to claim the expanded, cash-back California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC)
  • Ways to avoid becoming a victim of tax fraud
  • How to sign up for MyFTB

DATE: Monday, October 16, 2023

TIME: The Controller will be available for interviews from 7:30 am to 9:00 am.

LOCATION: Tax return receiving area, Franchise Tax Board, 9646 Butterfield Way, Sacramento.

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: