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State of California Franchise Tax Board

ReadyReturnGeneral Information

We now include ReadyReturn's best features in our other free online filing application, CalFile. Now that CalFile offers ReadyReturn features and more, we no longer offer ReadyReturn.

CalFile is a simple, easy-to-use service that offers free, direct to government e-filing of your tax return. CalFile offers convenient features such as:

  • Import information to your tax return that Franchise Tax Board already has on record (similar to ReadyReturn).
  • Save a partially completed tax return to finish later.
  • Save your completed tax return to view or print later.
  • File a prior year tax return.

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