FTB mailed duplicate annual notices in error Public Service Bulletin

October 19, 2018

Purpose of bulletin

On September 11, 2018, FTB mailed 12,491 duplicate FTB 4686, Nonwage Withholding Credits – No Tax Return on File, Annual Notices to 5,797 taxpayers for tax year 2014.

Background

Annually, we mail the FTB 4686 to notify taxpayers that they may have nonwage withholding credits available; however, we have no California income tax return on file.

We instruct them to file a California income tax return for the associated tax year and claim their withholding credit.

If they have previously filed a California income tax return for the associated tax year, they should mail a copy of the tax return with all withholding statements and attach a copy of the notice.

Additional information

Taxpayers should disregard duplicate notices.

Taxpayers should file a 2014 California income tax return and claim all nonwage withholding credits by April 15, 2019.

Taxpayer Inquiries

Taxpayers may contact us directly at (888) 792-4900 or (916) 845-4900 regarding the Annual Notice.

If a California income tax return was previously filed for the 2014 tax year, they can mail a copy of the tax return and the Annual Notice to:

Mail
Withholding Services and Compliance MS F182
Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 942867
Sacramento, CA
94267-0651