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State of California Franchise Tax Board

Information for Decedents In Probate

Effective 1 July 2008, Probate Code 9202 will require the Franchise Tax Board to be notified of an open probate for a deceased taxpayer. The change is under Section C of the probate code and reads as follows:

(c) (1) Not later than 90 days after the date letters are first issued to a general personal representative, the general personal representative or estate attorney shall give the Franchise Tax Board notice of the administration of the estate. The notice shall be given as provided in Section 1215. (2) The provisions of this subdivision shall apply to estates for which letters are first issued on or after July 1, 2008.

Mail FTB the letters of administration to:

Franchise Tax Board
P O Box 2952, MS A— 454
Sacramento, Ca 95812-9974

To expedite processing for filing claims, notice of administration may be faxed to:

FTB Decedent Team (916) 845-0479

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