Tax News
October 2013

Same Filing Status for all Legal Same-Sex Marriages

In Revenue Ruling 2013-17, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.  / more+

Fiduciary e-filing coming in January 2014

Fiduciaries who file the Form 541, California Fiduciary Income Tax Return, will be able to e-file their returns beginning January 2, 2014.  / more+

Got Questions about the New Employment Credit and the California Competes Tax Credit?

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Real Estate Withholding Reminders

The withholding law applies to the sale or transfer of California real estate by both residents and nonresidents which close on and after January 1, 2003.  / more+

Take the Guesswork Out of Nonresident Withholding

Finally, a test you want to take!  / more+

Register Now: California’s Nonwage Withholding Webinar

We designed this webinar for individuals and businesses who must withhold on California source income payments to resident and nonresident independent contractors.  / more+

FTB en Español – NEW! FTB 4060 California's Other Withholding

Our newest translation, FTB 4060, California’s Other Withholding (Otros Tipos de Retención en California), offers Spanish speaking taxpayers and representatives a basic overview of nonresident withholding requirements.  / more+

FTB Board Meeting Held September 4

On September 4, 2014, we held our quarterly meeting in the Sacramento office’s Gerald Goldberg auditorium.  / more+

Ask the Advocate

2013 CSEA Meeting

On September 20, 2012, we held our annual liaison meeting with the California Society of Enrolled Agents (CSEA).  / more+

Chief Counsel Corner

Court-Ordered Relief from Joint and Several Liability

California taxpayers filing a joint return are jointly and severally liable to pay any income tax reported on the return and for any deficiency determined later.  / more+

Event Calendar

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs.  / more+

EDR in the News

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

Inside FTB

As part of education and outreach to our tax professional community, we participate in many different presentations and fairs.  / more+

Big Business

Business Income Where are we Today, Part 2

Over the past three years, California made several law changes that may affect your apportioning business clients that do business both in and out of California.  / more+