Tax News April 2020

Current edition

  • State postpones deadlines for filing tax protests, appeals, and refund claims
    April 03, 2020 Tax NewsFlash

    We issued Notice- 2020-02 detailing the new deadlines to file:

    • Claims for refunds with FTB
    • Protests of proposed tax assessments with FTB
    • Appeals to the Office of Tax Appeals of Notices of Action denying claims for refund or affirming tax assessments
  • Special tax relief for taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

    On March 18, 2020, we announced special tax relief for California taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Helpful tools for tax season

    We compiled a list of tools from our website to assist you.

  • POA/TIA notices coming when revocation is required

    Beginning May 2020, when FTB receives information that a taxpayer is deceased, we will revoke any POA declaration or TIA that the taxpayer is listed on and we will send a notice.

  • IRS gig economy webinar

    IRS designed to help gig workers, employers, contractors and other businesses understand their tax reporting responsibilities.

  • Ask the Advocate

    File and pay deadlines extended and contact center hours

  • All About Business

    Tips for using Pay by bank account (Web Pay) for businesses

  • Event Calendar

    As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs. We provide a calendar that shows the events we attend, as well as other events happening with us, such as interested party and board meetings.


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