Help with CalFile
If you did not see a confirmation number, we may not have received your return and it may not have been filed.
Log in to MyFTB and select CalFile. If you can begin or continue your return, it has not been filed. If you can only view your return, it has been successfully filed.
Get a copy of your return
First time filing
If this is your first time filing a California tax return, you can use CalFile. Choose the Create a Basic Account Account option.
Made a mistake on your CalFile return
You will need to file an amended tax return if you need to change:
- Your filing status
- Tax amounts
Forms you must file:
- An amended California Resident Income Tax Return (Form 540)
- California Explanation of Amended Return Changes (Schedule X)
You cannot use CalFile to correct your return.
All other changes, call us.
Cancel your payment you scheduled in CalFile
To cancel your payment, you must call our e-file help desk at least 2 business days before the payment date.