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State of California Franchise Tax Board



If you are an attorney with experience in taxation and are interested in discussing what a career in FTB's Legal Division can offer you, please contact the Legal Division recruiting coordinator at / More

Salary, Career Ladder and Minimum Qualification

You must meet the minimum qualifications of our Tax Counsel, Tax Counsel III, Paralegal, and Legal Support classifications to be eligible for a permanent position. To qualify for any Tax Counsel position, you must also be a member of the State Bar of California. / More

Internet Exam

FTB’s Legal Division is currently using the California Attorney (Staff Counsel) Examination to make Tax Counsel appointments, and the California Attorney III - Specialist (Staff Counsel III – Specialist) Examination to make Tax Counsel III appointments. These are knowledge and abilities based exams. / More

Internship Program

If you are a law student interested in taxation, an internship in the Legal Division of the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) may be just what you’re looking for. / More


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