File Income Tax
The FTB offers CalFile for taxpayers to conveniently file income tax online. The FTB also provides a list of alternative e-file providers that you could use.
General Information: 800-852-5711
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:
Free, Do it yourself e-file from FTB and software companies. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/efile/allsoftware.shtml
Use CalFile to e-file your state tax return directly to the Franchise Tax Board. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/CalFile/
If you cannot file your personal income tax return by the April 18 deadline, but will have a refund or no balance due, you automatically get a 6-month extension to ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/automatic_extension.shtml
You are required to file a Nonresident or Part-Year Resident Income Tax Return ( Long or Short Form 540NR) with California if you have income from California ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/faq/ivr/210.shtml
Your gross income or adjusted gross income (AGI) was more than the ... You must file a California income tax return. ... Use search term: 540NR Tax Booklet. https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/fileRtn/
Help find which form to file. ... Your payments are only California income tax withheld shown on Form(s) W-2 and 1099-R. Your exemptions are: Personal ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/Which_Form_Should_I_File.shtml
Nonresidents and part-year residents of California will need to file either 540NR ... Period as a California resident - California taxes income and deductions ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/fileRtn/Nonresidents-Part-Year-Residents.shtml
Apr 18, 2016 ... Form 540, California Resident Income Tax Return . . . . . . . . . . 27 .... that you would have used to file a federal income tax return . If you filed a ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/2015/15_540bk.pdf