Franchise Tax Board

Franchise Tax Board (FTB)

Our mission is to provide the services and information to help taxpayers file accurate and timely tax returns and pay the proper amount owed. To accomplish this mission, we develop knowledgeable and engaged employees, administer and enforce the law with fairness and integrity, and responsibly manage the resources allocated to us.

General Information: 800-852-5711
Hearing Impaired: 800-822-6268

Frequently Asked Questions

Ask your tax professional to e-file for you. Thousands are authorized by the FTB to provide e-file services for their clients. You can also find an e-file provider in your area by using our locator service.

Do it yourself. You can e-file wherever you have Internet access. Here are the options available to you:

Signing your e-file return is easy. Depending on the software you use you may either sign your return using the traditional pen-on-paper method or you may sign electronically using a self-select PIN process. Your software will guide you through the necessary steps to sign your return.
Individual e-file allows you to file your return electronically using software. Nearly all taxpayers can e-file their personal income tax return, including those filing nonresident or part-year resident returns.

Related Links

Franchise Tax Board Homepage

The department that collects state personal income taxes and bank and corporation taxes for the State of California. Access to forms and tax information. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/

Forms and Publications | California Franchise Tax Board

Provides state personal and business income tax forms and information. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/

Payment Options | California Franchise Tax Board

Your options for making a payment to the Franchise Tax Board. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/payment_choices.shtml

Access Your Account | California Franchise Tax Board

MyFTB PIN Information. You won't be able to log in to your MyFTB account until you receive your PIN from us. You will receive your PIN by mail within 10 ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/Access_Your_Account/Check.asp?path=Login

Contact Us | California Franchise Tax Board

Various ways to contact us for answers to tax and non-tax questions. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB/contact.shtml

Businesses | California Franchise Tax Board

New Features, Enhanced Security Convenient, secure access to file, pay, and manage your taxes. Learn More. WepPay. Web Pay for Businesses Pay online. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/businesses/

Individuals | California Franchise Tax Board

New Features, Enhanced Security Convenient, secure access to file, pay, and manage your taxes. Learn More. Need to make a payment? You've got options. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/

Result thumbnail image Web Pay for Individuals | California Franchise Tax Board

The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) takes taxpayer information confidentiality and computer security very seriously. FTB's website uses industry standard security ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/webpay/