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State of California Franchise Tax Board

March 12, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda

Franchise Tax Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 10:30 a.m.
Franchise Tax Board
9646 Butterfield Way
Town Center, Gerald Goldberg Auditorium
Sacramento, CA  95827

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Open Session

Item 1. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of the December 4, 2013 Board Meeting – Board approval.
Minutes of the December 4, 2013 Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Hearing – Board approval.

Item 2. FTB 2013 Accomplishments

Information item.

Item 3. Technology Trends

Information item.

Item 4. Filing Season Readiness

Information item.

Item 5. Administrative Matters

Contracts Over $1 Million – Board approval.

  • Genesys Software Maintenance Renewal.
  • Sybase Software Maintenance Renewal.
  • IBM Passport Advantage Software Subscription and Support Renewal.

Item 6. Executive Officer's Time

Executive Officer’s opportunity to report on matters of interest to the Board.

Item 7. Board Members' Time

Members’ opportunity to raise other matters of interest.

Closed Session

Item A.

Closed session to allow the Board to confer with and receive advice from legal counsel regarding pending litigation, within the meaning of Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(2), including In re Washington Mutual, Inc., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Delaware, Case No. 08-12229 and JK Group, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board, San Diego Superior Court, Case No. 37-2013-00035096. Closed session is authorized by Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(1).

Item B.

Closed session to discuss and act on personnel matters. Closed session is authorized by Government Code section 11126, subdivisions (a)(1).

* This facility is architecturally accessible to persons with physical disabilities.

  • When the circumstances warrant, the Chair may modify the order of the agenda items.

  • This notice, including links to written material related to the Open Session agenda items, is also available at under the heading Public Meeting Notices.

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