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Forms

  • California Fiduciary Income Tax Return form (FTB 541)
  • Estimated Tax for Fiduciaries Instructions (Form 541-ES)

Resources

Forms

  • California Corporation Franchise or Income Tax Return (Form 100)
  • California Corporation Franchise or Income Tax Return — Water’s-Edge Filers (Form 100W)
  • Apportionment and Allocation of Income (Schedule R)

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