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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
Website: www.ftb.ca.gov/professionals/efile/index.shtml
Email: business.e-file.coordinator@ftb.ca.gov
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, C and S corp/QSub
Amended : Yes
Short Year : Yes
Estimates : Yes, filed with return
Extension : Yes effective with 2016 tax year for C & S corp
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 attaches as PDF file
Payment of RETURN Balance Due by :
Check by mail : Yes with voucher
EFT : Yes
Electronic Withdrawal : Yes
Payment of EXTENSION Balance Due by :
Check by mail : No
EFT : No
Electronic Withdrawal : Yes effective with 2016 tax year for C & S corp
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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