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Coming Soon | Resident, Nonresident, and Real Estate Withholding Form and Processing Changes Begin August 29, 2011

Effective August 29, 2011, processing of resident, nonresident, and real estate withholding forms and payments will change to accommodate our new, automated withholding system. The new system will result in fast and accurate processing of withholding forms and payments.

Get ready to submit Form 589 online

Beginning August 29, 2011, we can no longer process a faxed Form 589 Nonresident Reduced Withholding Request.You must submit Form 589 online or by mail.

To expedite your request, submit Form 589 online. If you submit an online Form 589 and need to submit additional documentation such as IRS 8804-C, Schedule E, expense breakdowns, etc.), you must fax the documentation to us at 916.845.9512. In your fax transmittal, include your name, taxpayer ID number, and the online Form 589 confirmation number.

We will process online requests within 10 business days. The online submission option will be available on our website on August 29, 2011.

We will process forms received by mail within 21 business days.

Withholding Information Notice

Beginning August 29, 2011, we will issue you a notice when you submit withholding Forms 592, 592-F, or 593, and there is a mistake, an underpayment, or an overpayment. We will include a description of any errors or balances, and tell you how to contact us with any questions you may have.

If you have a balance due, we will mail a separate billing statement indicating the amount due. Follow the instructions on the billing statement for remitting payment.

Amending Forms 592, 592-F, and 593

Also beginning August 29, 2011, there are new guidelines on how to amend a previously submitted Form 592, 592-F, or Form 593. You must mail a new form with the correct information. Check the “Amended” box at the top of the revised form and include a letter explaining what changes were made and why.

For more information, go to Processing Changes for Withholding Forms and Payments.

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