State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Franchise Tax Board
E-file Customer Service MS-F284
Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 1468
Sacramento, CA - 95812-1468
Phone: 916-845-0353
Fax: 916-845-0287
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 10 days
E-filing Mandate : Yes
Accepts State-Only E-file RETURN : Yes
Accepts State-Only E-file EXTENSION : Yes
Application Requirements :
In-State ERO : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Out-Of-State ERO : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Return Types Supported by UltraTax :
C Corporation : Yes
S Corporation : Yes
Consolidated/Combined : Yes
Amended : Yes
Short Year : Yes
Estimates : Yes with return or extension
Extension : Yes
Composite : No
Withholding : No
Other return : 100W-Water''s-Edge combined report, 199-Homeowner Association, Form 541-Settlement Funds, Form 568-SMLLC
State can efile even if federal form is not supported for efile : Yes, federal is automatically attached as a PDF file
Payment of RETURN Balance Due by :
Check by mail : Yes
EFT : Yes
Electronic Withdrawal : Yes
Payment of EXTENSION Balance Due by :
Check by mail : Yes
EFT : Yes
Electronic Withdrawal : Yes
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes for Form 100, 100S, and 100W
Signature Requirements : Signed Form 8453 series or 8879 is retained by ERO for 3 years
Special Considerations : None
PIN Allowed : No except for Form 541
Tax Years Supported : Current plus two prior years (follows federal)

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