Tax News January 2011

Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit - Important Reminders

To assist your clients and avoid processing delays, make sure they understand that ALL eight of the following qualifications must be met.  / more+

Final Filing Date - Monday, April 18

Since Friday, April 15 is a legal holiday in Washington DC (Emancipation Day)…  / more+

EITC Awareness Day 2011

Millions of Californians may qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and not even know it.  / more+

Why We Send Your Power of Attorney (POA) Back to You

One of the most important documents taxpayers send to us is a form FTB 3520.  / more+

Tax Benefits for Employers

Under the federal Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, two new federal tax benefits are available to employers who hired certain previously unemployed workers.  / more+

Things to Remember when Registering for Access Your Account

Access Your Account is the easy new way to view your client’s MyFTB Account. Via one-time registration, you will create your Tax Professional account.   / more+

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Bill of Rights Hearing Summarized

On December 2, 2010, the Franchise Tax Board held its annual Taxpayer Bill of Rights Hearing along with a regularly scheduled Board meeting.  / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs. We provided this calendar to show the events we are attending.  / more+

Inside FTB

Take a look at the changes happening here at FTB.  / more+

Criminal Corner

Our monthly summary on bringing tax criminals to justice, and closing the tax gap one case at a time.  / more+

Big Business

Correction to the Revised Texas Franchise Tax Notice

We determined that the following statement on page four of the FTB Notice 2009-06, relating to California treatment of the Revised Texas Franchise Tax, was in error…  / more+