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State of California Franchise Tax Board

FIDM Important Information

We no longer accept tapes, diskettes, or CDs

Beginning in the first quarter of 2009, we only accept data match files sent electronically. FTB 2049C, Data Exchange Transmittal Form, is no longer available.

Submitting files with Secure Web Internet Filing Transfer (SWIFT)

Starting April 15, 2009, Method 2 data match process filers must use SWIFT to submit files.

Reporting "No Matches" or "No Updates"

If your institution has "No Matches" or "No Updates" for a particular quarter, send an email to FIDMhelp. The email must include the following:

  • Method type
  • Quarter
  • Institution FEIN
  • Contact person
  • Contact person phone number
  • Contact person email address
  • Transmitter name

NOTE: Do not submit a file to us if the data match process results in no matches or updates.

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