Tax News
May 2007

Tax preparers with Spanish-speaking clients

We are looking for ways to increase Spanish-speaking taxpayers' participation in income tax e-filing. Your assistance will be invaluable in helping us identify the resources and services to accomplish this goal. / more+

What is FTB doing about questionable tax preparers?

Quite a bit - we make professional practitioner misconduct unprofitable by identifying problem practitioners, auditing the returns they prepare, and assessing penalties. / more+

Calculator for earnings withholding orders now online

Our new online calculator gives employers and employees a quick and easy way to compute the correct amount that should be garnished from an employee's paycheck. / more+

Bay area counties lead California in 2005 median income

Over the past 30 years, the bay area counties of Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, and Santa Clara have consistently held the top spots for highest median income. Find out if they have managed to hang on - and check your county's rank for 2005. / more+

Inside FTB

  • Virginia Tech tragedy
  • Special tax relief for victims of April 16 northeast storms / more+

Criminal Corner

Our monthly summary on bringing tax criminals to justice, and closing the tax gap one case at a time. / more+

The buzz on big business

  • Streamlining corporate audits / more+