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State of California Franchise Tax Board



Your role can range from providing tax advice to helping the Attorney General’s Office present cases to the United State Supreme Court.

As a Paralegal, you will:

Assist in the administration of protests, litigation, and regulatory matters.

  • Handle tax appeals and government claims.
  • Coordinate procedures with the State Board of Equalization.

As a Legal support staff, you will:

  • Be assigned as the legal secretary for several attorneys.
  • Provide legal, clerical, and administrative support to those attorneys.

As an FTB attorney, you will:

  • Work for one of the largest state tax agencies in the nation. FTB is recognized worldwide for the quality and innovation of its programs and personnel.
  • Deal with cutting-edge issues in state tax law and policy affecting businesses and households throughout California.
  • Participate in cases heard in California and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.
  • Advise Congress and state legislatures on important tax law and policy issues.
  • Represent the department’s position in appeals hearings before the California State Board of Equalization.

A career in Legal allows you to develop strong legal expertise while working in challenging but friendly working environment.

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