Tax News
March 2012

MyFTB Account for Businesses

After a one-time registration process, you can use MyFTB Account for Businesses to view your client’s estimated income tax payments before filing your client’s return. / more+

Access MyFTB Account for Businesses Webinar

Join us for a Webinar on March 12, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. / more+

Charitable Contribution Substantiation

The federal Pension Protection Act of 2006 changed what was required of taxpayers to substantiate the charitable contribution deduction on their tax returns. / more+

Interest Rates Decrease in July

The adjusted interest rate has been determined for the period July 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. / more+

Do You Have a Small Business?

Are you considering starting a small business?
Do you work for someone who owns a small business?
 If you answered “yes”... / more+

Tips for Filing

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New Use Tax Lookup Table

Since 1935, California law requires individuals and corporations to pay Use Tax on purchases made from out-of-state sellers. / more+

Ask the Advocate

Responses to Hearing Questions

On December 1, 2011, the Franchise Tax Board held its annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing along with a regularly scheduled Board meeting. / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs. We provided this calendar to show the events we are attending. / more+

EDR in the News

See what’s new with our new Enterprise Data to Revenue (EDR) project.  / more+

Criminal Corner

Read about our efforts to bring tax criminals to justice, and to close the tax gap one case at a time.  / more+

Inside FTB

Take a look at the changes happening here at FTB.  / more+

Big Business

Avoid an Estimate Penalty

As we near the end of the first quarter of the year, it might be a good time to remind your clients about their estimated tax payment requirements to avoid an estimate penalty  / more+