Use CalFile to e-file your state tax return directly to the Franchise Tax Board.
Before you begin
- You will need:
Current year 2013 tax return
Make sure you meet the 2013 qualifications.
Previous year tax return
If filing a previous year 2012 tax return, review the CalFile 2012 Qualifications to see if you qualify.
Everyone must have an account
Creating an account only takes a moment. We recommend the CalFile Deluxe account. It gives you access to all of CalFile's features plus all of FTB's other online services. If you already have a user name and password, you are ready to log in.
Create a Free Account
- Tax Professionals
with Data Import
You must have information from a California tax return filed in the last five years.
You have never filed or don't have information from a California tax return filed in the last five years.
I have a PTIN, CTEC, EFIN,
or California CPA number.
I already have an account.