Refunds for businesses

You must contact us to check the status of your business refund.

What you will need

  • Entity Number (corporation, limited liability company, partnership)
  • Federal Employer Identification Number

How long it takes for refund

  • e-file: Up to 5 months
  • Paper file: Up to 6 months

Check time frames to see how long it takes to receive a response.

Contact us about business refunds

916-845-6500 (outside the U.S.)
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Weekdays, 7 AM to 5 PM

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Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 942840
Sacramento CA 94257-0500

Send us a letter asking for a status of your refund.