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State of California Franchise Tax Board

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CalFile

File your 2014 (current year) or 2013 and 2012 (previous years) state tax return directly to FTB for free.

Use CalFile to e-file your state tax return directly to the Franchise Tax Board. Get real-time confirmation and the fastest refund possible. And best of all, it's free.

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Quick

Takes about 15 to 30 minutes to complete.

Easy

Simple step-by-step process.

Fast Refund

Fastest refund possible using direct deposit.

Safe & Secure

File directly with FTB on our secure servers.

Free

A completely free service provided by FTB.

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"Love, love, love it! So easy to do my taxes. Thanks, FTB"

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