This year the filing deadline is Monday, April 18, 2016. The IRS will start accepting electronic tax forms on Jan. 19, 2016.
Tax Forms on the Web
Tax Help on the Web
- 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 tax returns sent from California are mailed to either Charlotte, North Carolina, Fresno, or San Francisco, California.
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
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
- California Franchise Tax Board
121 Spear Street, Suite 400
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Recorded service for forms and information: 1-800-852-5711;