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You are a California resident

Your gross income or adjusted gross income (AGI) was more than the amount defined in this chart.

You must file a California income tax return. Filing options

You are a nonresident

You have both of the following:

You must file a California income tax return.

Use search term: 540NR Tax Booklet

You are a part-year resident

Your total taxable California income was more than the amount defined in this chart.

Total taxable California income includes both of the following:

You must file a California income tax return.

Use search term: 540NR Tax Booklet


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Last Updated: 02/21/2018

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