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A pre-filled state tax return completed with information from your W-2 and your last tax return. Review and make needed changes before you e-file it directly to us. Easy, secure, and free!
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Access MyFTB Account
New – Access MyFTB Account requires a one-time registration to create a user name and password. Then login to view your information. Tax professionals must register to view their clients' information.
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Check your refund status
Check the status of your California income tax refund.
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Web Pay for Individuals
Pay today or schedule payments up to one year in advance. / Pay now
Web Pay for Businesses
New – Business entities can now pay electronically with Web Pay for Businesses. After completion of a one-time registration, make an immediate payment or schedule payments up to one year in advance.
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199N e-Postcard
New – Effective January 1, 2011, tax-exempt organizations that normally have annual gross receipts of $25,000 or less must electronically submit information annually. / File now
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. / more+
Tax Credits for New Home Purchase / First-Time Buyer
The New Home / First-Time Buyer Credits are available only for purchases that close escrow on or after May 1, 2010. / more+

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