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2010 Franchise Tax Board Information Directory

When you need a phone number, or a web, email, or location address, refer to our new 2010 FTB Information Directory. This compact online listing contains a wealth of FTB contact information.

FTB´s Processing Schedule

We put together a table of frequently asked questions about how long refunds and payments will take to process during this filing season.

 

From Feb 1 – April 14

April 15 - June

If I e-file and request a refund to be direct deposited, how long will it take for the funds to be deposited into my account?

On average 3-5 business days

On average 3-5 business days

If I e-file and request a refund check to be mailed to me, how long will it take to receive the check?

On average 5-7 business days

On average 5-7 business days

If I file a paper return and request a refund to be direct deposited, how long will it take for the funds to be deposited?*

On average 23 business days

On average 26 business days

If I file a paper return and request a refund check to be mailed to me, how long will it take to receive the check?*

On average 30 business days

On average 33 business days

If I file a paper return with a check, how long will it take FTB to deposit the check?*

On average 5-7 business days

On average 5-10 business days

 

*On April 15, it can take the US Post Office up to two weeks to deliver to FTB all the April 15 postmarked returns and payments.  The timeframes above are calculated based on when FTB physically receives the return/payment.  Additionally, returns with errors or requiring additional analysis or review may require additional processing time.

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