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How to Participate

Public Meetings: Under the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9 (Sections 11120 to 11132) of Division 3 of Title 2) within the Government Code, all interested persons are invited to attend public meetings of the Franchise Tax Board and comment at such meetings with respect to regulatory items on the meeting agenda.

If you would like to submit written materials pertaining to a proposed regulatory item on the agenda for distribution to Board members in advance of the meeting, please submit the materials to the address below no later than the time specified in the Notice of Public Meeting. This will allow staff adequate time to post the materials on the Internet and distribute them to interested persons who have requested notice of Board meetings.

Regulation Hearings: Under the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (Section 11340 to 11365) of Division 3 of Title 2) within the Government Code, all interested persons are invited to attend public meetings in connection with proposed regulatory actions, and to present comments, written or oral, concerning such proposed regulatory actions. It is requested, but not required, that persons who make oral comments at the hearing also submit a written copy of their comments at the hearing. Written comments will be accepted until the time specified in the Notice of Hearing regarding a proposed regulatory action.

Contact Information

Email: Colleen.Berwick@ftb.ca.gov

FAX: (916) 845-3648

Mail:   Colleen Berwick, Board Liaison
Franchise Tax Board
Legal Division
P.O. Box 1720
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-1720