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  • General Assistance (phone, chat, hours, email, address)

    Phone

    800.852.5711

    24/7 Automated Support
    800.338.0505
    Outside the U.S.
    916.845.6500
    TTY/TDD
    800.822.6268

    Chat

    Live Chat is for non-confidential questions and assistance.

    General assistance

    Individual collections

    Business collections

    Hours

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Closed on state holidays.

    Email

    For non-confidential questions and assistance.

    Email us

  • Tax Collections (garnishment, liens, levies)

    Individuals

    Phone
    800.689.4776
    Outside the U.S.
    916.845.4470
    Live Chat
    General collection questions regarding personal income tax.
    Individual collections chat

    Businesses

    Phone
    888.635.0494
    Corporations outside the U.S.
    916.845.7033
    Limited liability companies outside the U.S.
    916.845.7166
    Partnerships outside the U.S.
    916.845.7165
    Live Chat
    General collection questions for business entities.
    Business collections chat

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  • Nontax Collections (court-ordered debt, vehicle registration debt)

    Court-ordered debt (COD)

    MyCOD Account
    Access MyCOD account
    Phone
    916.845.4064
    Case information
    Court contact list

    Vehicle registration debt

    Phone
    888.355.6872
    DMV delinquent vehicle registration
    916.657.8120
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday:
      8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Wednesday:
      9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    DMV dishonored checks
    916.657.8101
  • Withholding (backup, nonresident, real estate)

    Phone
    888.792.4900
    Outside the U.S.
    916.845.4900
    Email
    Email Withholding Services
    • Use this email service for general questions that do not require entering confidential information. We will try to respond within two business days, but it may take longer during peak periods.
    Information
    Withholding on California Source Income
    Withholding Voluntary Compliance Program (WVCP)
  • Taxpayers' Rights Advocate

    Phone
    800.883.5910
    • Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Email
    Email Taxpayers' Rights Advocate
    Information
    Get more information about the Taxpayers' Rights Advocate.
  • Executive Officer

    Email
    Send comments or suggestions to our Executive Officer.
  • Law and Legislation

    Phone
    916.845.4326
    • Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Information
    View legislative information.
  • SB/DVBE Advocate

    Information
    Get more information about FTB's SB/DVBE Advocate.
  • Report Problem (tax fraud, systemic issue, website)

    Tax fraud
    Report an individual or company you suspect is not complying with the tax law.
    Tax shelter hotline
    Report tax shelter transactions and activities.
    Report systemic issues
    Report issues with FTB systems, policies, or procedures affecting many taxpayers.
    Webmaster
    Report technical problems with this website.