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Press Release Archive - 2008

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Statewide Press Releases

Date Topic
December 01, 2008 Franchise Tax Board’s Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing
November 20, 2008 More Tax Relief for Southern California Fire Victims
November 19, 2008 State Tax Relief for California Wildfire Victims
November 07, 2008 Report State Tax Fraud Online
October 14, 2008 October 15 State Tax Extension Deadline Draws Near
October 03, 2008 2008 State Income Tax Rates Adjusted for Inflation
September 25, 2008 Chiang Responds to Governor’s Cuts to Homeowner and Renters Assistance - Issued by State Controller John Chiang
September 23, 2008 Update: FTB Grants Hurricane Ike Victims Federal Tax Postponement Dates
September 18, 2008 Update: FTB Grants Hurricane Ike Victims Federal Tax Postponement Dates
September 17, 2008 FTB Follows Federal Tax Postponement Dates for Hurricane Ike Victims
September 11, 2008 Deadline Approaching to Resolve State Tax Shelters
September 05, 2008 FTB Follows Federal Postponement Dates for Victims of Hurricane Gustav
July 23, 2008 State Tax Relief for California Wildfire Victims
July 16, 2008 FTB Simplifies Tax Exemption Process for Charitable Organizations
July 10, 2008 STATE OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES LATEST “GREEN” BUILDINGS
Franchise Tax Board Offices Save Energy & Water; Reduce Environmental Footprint
- Issued by Department of General Services
July 10, 2008 Franchise Tax Board Promotes Conservation
July 01, 2008 Thousands of Homeowners and Renters Eligible for Statewide Assistance Program
June 27, 2008 California Officials Accept $193 Million Federal Rebate for Success in Building Statewide Child Support System -
Issued by Dept. of Child Support Services
June 06, 2008 FTB Urges Taxpayers to Resolve Their Accounts and Avoid Costly Penalties
May 21, 2008 Check the Status of Your Tax Refund at FTB.CA.GOV
May 19, 2008 State Taxpayers Warned of Email Scam
May 02, 2008 California Tax Program Will Aid Certain Out-of-State Nonfilers
April 25, 2008 State Reports on Median Income for 2006
April 22, 2008 Taxpayers Go Green When They E-File
April 14, 2008 Franchise Tax Board Provides Last Minute Tax Tips
April 11, 2008 Franchise Tax Board Extends Phone Hours for the Final Stretch of Tax Season
April 08, 2008 Error on State Tax Form for IRA Income Phase Out Amount
April 07, 2008 FTB Updates List of Top 250 Income Tax Debts
April 01, 2008 Last Minute Filing Tip: Tax Errors Can Cause Major Delays to Your Refund
March 24, 2008 FTB´s Free e-file Program, CalFile, Now Available in Spanish
March 11, 2008 Looking for Someone to Do Your Taxes For You for Free? FTB Has 250,000 ReadyReturns Available for Taxpayers at Its Website
February 25, 2008 FTB Reminds Taxpayers to Select Tax Preparers Wisely
February 04, 2008 FTB Seeks Tax Returns from 750,000 Non-Filers
January 15, 2008 FTB Warns Taxpayers of Error on State Tax Form
January 14, 2008 Mortgage Debt Forgiveness May Be Taxable in California
January 02, 2008 FTB Launches Tax Season With New Taxpayer Services

Regional Press Releases

Archived offline—contact the Public Affairs Office at 916.845.4800 for more information.

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Media Clips - Video and Audio

If you need a different file type or resolution, call Public Affairs at 916.845.4800.

Date Topic Media Clips
April 04, 2008 Tax returns being processed at the Franchise Tax Board B-Roll Part 1 | Part 2
April 01, 2008 State Controller and FTB Chair, John Chiang, processing jobs in FTB’s pipeline B-Roll

Media Host Guides

These guides will assist you in planning tax news programs for your broadcast audience. We appreciate your support in helping us get this information to the people in your community.

Filing Season: These guides have been updated for the 2009 Tax Season, and are no longer available.

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