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State of California Franchise Tax Board


Coming in 2016!

We are enhancing MyFTB by adding more tax account information, online services, and access to business tax account information. After completing a one-time registration and logging in to MyFTB:

  • Individuals can access their tax account information and online services.
  • Business representatives can access business tax account information and online services.
  • Tax preparers* can access their individual and business clients’ tax account information and online services.

*Access to certain client account information or online services require a Power of Attorney (POA).

In addition to the tax account information available today, the enhanced MyFTB will also include the following:

  • More account information:
    • View a list of tax returns and images of tax returns.
    • View notices and correspondence.
    • View proposed assessments.
    • View a list of authorized representatives (tax preparer or a tax preparer with a power of attorney) who can access your account.
    • View a list of activities that occurred on your account, such as the last time you or your authorized representative accessed your account.
  • More online services:
    • Calculate a balance due for a date in the future.
    • File a power of attorney (POA).
    • File a nonresident withholding waiver request.
    • Protest a proposed assessment.
  • More options to communicate with us:
    • Chat with an FTB representative about confidential matters.
    • Send a secure message with attachments to FTB.

In 2015

If you currently have a MyFTB account, you can continue to access your account and the information below through 2015. Beginning in 2016, you must re-register to create a new MyFTB account. For more information, go to account registration.


You and your authorized tax representatives can:

  • View account summary and tax year detail.
  • Verify estimated tax payments before filing your return.
  • View recent payments.
  • View California wage and withholding information.
  • View FTB-issued 1099 information.
  • Update your mailing address and phone number. Note: Tax Professionals cannot update their clients' information.


You and your authorized tax representatives can:

  • View estimated income tax payments before filing your return.
  • Verify the exact entity name to use when filing a return.

How to access MyFTB Account:

Not registered? Complete a one-time registration process.

Already registered? Login

Note: You must also have a compatible browser and operating system. We recommend that you log out and close your browser when you are done to ensure the highest level of security.



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