Tax News
March 2013

Common Audit Issues, Part 3

This is the final installment of our three-part series focusing on common audit issues for both individual and business entity taxpayers. / more+

Head of Household Guidelines

Some of your clients may inquire about using the head of household filing status. / more+

Important Income Tax Dates for 2013

Wondering where to refer your clients to find important income tax dates?  / more+

No Change in Interest Rates

The adjusted interest rate for the period July 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, will remain three percent.  / more+

FTB en Espanol

We strive to build a strong taxpayer centric organization.  / more+

Charitable Contributions - Does Your Client Have the Proper Documentation?

Generally, the deduction for charitable contributions is limited to 50 percent of your client’s adjusted gross income, but in some cases 20 percent and 30 percent limits may apply.  / more+

Free Webinar: FTB 3520, Power of Attorney Declaration - What’s New

We designed this webinar to highlight the changes made to FTB 3520, Power of Attorney Declaration (POA) form and offer you helpful tips for completing it for your clients. / more+

Free Webinar: How to Request Waivers for the Underpayment of Estimated Tax Penalty Due to Proposition 30

Taxpayers should not receive an underpayment penalty to the extent that the underpayment was created or increased by the passage of Proposition 30.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Hearing Questions and Answers

On December 5, 2012, the Franchise Tax Board held its annual Taxpayers’ 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 now provide a combined-calendar to show the events we are attending as well as other events happening with us such as interested party and board meetings.  / more+

EDR in the News

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

Inside FTB

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