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State of California Franchise Tax Board

Withholding on California Source Income

What’s new?

  • Beginning January 4, 2016, view available nonwage withholding credits and electronically submit Form 588, Nonresident Withholding Waiver Request, through MyFTB.
  • FTB 1016 – Real Estate Withholding Guidelines
  • FTB 4035 – California Real Estate Withholding Trusts
  • FTB 4065 – Quick Reference Guide – California Real Estate Withholding Forms

Withholding on California source income

We require withholding agents to withhold on residents and nonresidents of California when they receive California source income payments in the following situations:

Complete the self-test to determine if we require you to withhold on an upcoming payment or distribution of California source income.

Other withholding

Withholding tools and resources

Processing changes

Electronic options

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