Tax News
May 2013

California’s Paperless Extension is for Filing not Paying

Generally, California grants all income and franchise taxpayers an automatic extension of time to file a tax return.  / more+

Update on California’s Other Withholding Regulatory Process

After our public hearing held on April 4, 2013, we are now closer to having updated regulations for withholding of tax at source relating to California source income.  / more+

Withholding on a Sale or Transfer of a Business or Substantial Portion of Business Assets

Did you know if you acquire the assets of a business, you also acquire its (the payer’s) withholding tax liability?  / more+

Using Web Pay to Make Amended Return Payments

If your clients file an amended return with a balance due and use Web Pay to make the payment, they should select the following payment option.  / more+

Top 500 State Income Tax Delinquents

We updated our Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers list.  / more+

Statewide Median Income Up in 2011

The statewide median income for all 2011 individual tax returns was $34,684, an increase of 2.2 percent over 2010’s median income amount.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

Looking for Information about Nonresidents and Part-Year Residents? We’ve got that!

We continually look for ways to communicate with the taxpayer and provide guidance on a variety of issues our stakeholders are interested in.  / more+

Introducing a new periodic column…

Chief Counsel Corner

To Docket or Not to Docket – That is the Question

A taxpayer who receives a Notice of Proposed Deficiency Assessment (NPA) may request an administrative review by the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) of that proposed assessment by filing a "protest" as provided in R&TC Section 19041. / 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+