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Changes to 2005 Forms

2005 Updates to Form 540 2EZ Booklet

Revision Date: 04/12/06

Revision Details: 2005 Form 540 2EZ Booklet, Instructions for 2005 Personal Income Tax Return, Page 8

  • Line 22 - Tax Withheld

It should read:

Enter the amount from federal Form(s) W-2, box 17 or CA Sch W-2. box 17, or 1099-R, box 10. If you have more than one Form W-2, add all amounts shown in box 17. If you have multiple entries on CA Sch W-2, add all amounts shown in box 17. If you have more than one 1099-R, add all amounts shown in box 10. The Franchise Tax Board verifies all withholding claimed from federal Forms W-2, CA Sch W-2, or 1099-R with the Employment Development Department.

This revision is required within the printed products of the 2005 Form 540 2EZ Personal Income Tax Booklet, page 8 and in the 2005 Package X, page 195.

The revised internet version is available for download.


2005 Updates to Form 540 2EZ Booklet

Revision Date: 02/09/06

Revision Details: 540 2EZ Booklet, Page 3

  • Revision to Form 540 2EZ Booklet, page 3 "What's New and Other Important Information for 2005" deleting the paragraph regarding the Dependent Exemption Credit, bottom of left column

It should read:

The entire paragraph is being deleted.

This revision is required to the printed products: 2005 Package X, page 5, and Form 540 2EZ Booklet, page 3.
The revised internet version is available for download.


2005 Updates to Form 540 2EZ Booklet

Revision Date: 01/24/06

Revision Details: Form 540 2EZ, California Resident Income Tax Return 2005

  • Form 540 2EZ, Side 1, line 9

It should read:

Total wages (federal Form W-2, box 16 or CA Sch W-2, line C).

See instructions, page 7.

This revision should be noted on all printed forms in the 540 2EZ Booklet, page 25 and 27; flat, Side 1; and the 2005 Package X, page 191.

The revised internet version is available for download.

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