Tax News
July 2012

Tax Credits Abuse – Be on Alert!

We recently noticed taxpayers filing returns (original or amended) claiming carryover credits they never earned to reduce current tax liabilities. / more+

Exempt Organization e-file Now Available

Currently, Exempt Political Organizations and Homeowners’ Associations who file the Form 100 California Corporation Franchise or Income Tax Return for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, can e-file their returns. / more+

Time to Purge Our Files

It is the time of year to purge individual taxpayer information.  / more+

New Contracts for Private Collection Agencies

As we covered in our November 2011 issue, we contract with private collection agencies to collect delinquent California personal income tax debts that are not economical for our collectors to pursue.  / more+

Head of Household Audit Questionnaires Coming in July

The 2011 Head of Household (HOH) season is just around the corner.  / more+

IRS Nationwide Tax Forums

Tax Forums registration is now open!  / more+

Tax News Flashes -

Return Information Notices (RIN) - Why They're Issued, and How to Prevent Them! / more+ 

Ask the Advocate

Corporate Penalty for Failure to File Returns

In this month’s Inside FTB column, we address our ongoing efforts to bring business entities current with their California filing requirements. / 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+

EDR in the News

See what’s new with our new Enterprise Data to Revenue (EDR) project.  / more+

Criminal Corner

Read about our efforts to bring tax criminals to justice, and to close the tax gap one case at a time.  / more+

Inside FTB

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

Big Business

Suspended/Forfeited Business Entities Revivors

Did you know suspended/forfeited business entities continue to accrue tax, along with penalties and interest until the business entity is formally cancelled  / more+