e-file for business

Corporations, nonprofit (tax-exempt) organizations, partnerships, and limited liability companies can use Business e-file to file original and amended returns for this year and the past two tax years.

Accepted forms

Forms you can e-file for business:

Mandatory e-file Requirement

California law requires business entities that prepare an original or amended return using tax preparation software to electronically file (e-file) their return to us.

Business entity e-file waiver

We may give you a waiver if we decide you are unable to meet the mandatory e-file requirement. Reasons may include:

  • Technology constraints
  • May result in undue financial burden
  • Circumstances that constitute reasonable cause

Request a business entity e-file waiver

Enroll in e-file

Visit Enroll in e-file program for information.

How to e-file

Visit How to e-file for information.

Payment types

We currently accept the following stand-alone electronic funds withdrawal (EFW) payment types:

  • Extension payments
  • Estimate payments
  • Annual tax payment
  • Estimated LLC fee payment
  • Pass-Through Entity Elective Tax