Tax Information

This year the filing deadline is April 15, 2015.


Tax Forms on the Web

Tax Help on the Web

Online Filing



  • The Franchise Tax Board offers two free e-file programs, if you meet certain qualifications: Ready Return and CalFile. Other filing options are available.

Where to File Tax Returns

  • Federal
  • Federal tax returns sent from California are mailed to either Charlotte, North Carolina, Fresno, or San Francisco, California.
  • State
    State tax forms and tax-related correspondence are sent to Sacramento, California but with various zip code extensions.

Where to Get Free Tax Booklets and Forms

  • IRS field office. Click here to view the services provided at this location.
    450 Golden Gate Avenue (between Larkin and Polk streets)
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    Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Closed Saturday, Sunday and all Federal Holidays
    Phone numbers:
    Call Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (local time)
    To receive forms by mail: 1-800-829-3676
    Tax information for individuals: 1-800-829-1040
    Tax information for businesses: 1-800-829-4933
    TTY/TTD: 1-800-829-4059
  • California Franchise Tax Board
    121 Spear Street, Suite 400
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    Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Phone numbers:
    Recorded service for forms and information: 1-800-852-5711;
    1-800-822-6268 (TTY/TDD)

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