File Your Income Taxes
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
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
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
You automatically receive an extension to file through October 16. If you can't file by April ... Use the worksheet on form FTB 3519 to figure your tax. Extension for ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/faq/ivr/201.shtml
Individual e-file allows you to file your return or stand-alone EFW payment electronically using software. Nearly all taxpayers can e-file their personal income tax ... https://www.ftb.ca.gov/individuals/efile/faq.shtml