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State of California Franchise Tax Board

Tax News
September 2014

What to Do When the IRS Audits Your Client

If the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits your client, they have a requirement to notify California Franchise Tax Board (us) of the outcome.  / more+

Two New Reasonable Cause Abatement Request Forms

This month, we will roll out two new forms.  / more+

Audit/Protest/Appeals (The Process) Updated

We recently updated Publication 985, Audit/Protest/Appeals (The Process).  / more+

Free Webinar: FTB 540NR

We designed this webinar to highlight the many issues in filling out a 540NR Nonresident or Part-Year Resident tax return and offer you helpful tips for completing it.  / more+

CSTC Upcoming Events

The California Society of Tax Consultants (CSTC) scheduled two upcoming events.  / more+

California State Tax Agencies Representation (CSTAR)

Increase your state representation knowledge with the CSTAR workshop.  / more+

State Tax Agencies Liaison Meeting

CSEA designed the State Tax Agencies Liaison Meeting to bring resolution to tax preparation, processing, and collection problems of every kind.  / more+

20th Annual Tax Practitioner IRS Fall Seminars

Learn to maximize IRS resources to increase your value to your clients.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

Audit Presentation

As the Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate, various departments within FTB invite me to speak to their staff, so that they understand the Advocate’s role.  / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs.  / 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+

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