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Orange arrow How to resolve California Pin Error? Prior year AGI does not match FTB

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  You know it is CA Pin Error if the message says as followed: Prior Year AGI [PriorYearAGI] in the Primaryor Spouse/RDP Signature [SpouseRDPSignature] element does not match FTB’s records, therefore you cannot sign your return electronically. You can still e-file by signing Form 8453-OL. Sol...
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Orange arrow How do I file an extension for California?

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  California gives you an automatic filing extension through October 15. You don't need to apply for one. Here's what you should do if you can't file by April 15: You are Due a RefundFile your return by October 15. Choose e-file and direct deposit for the fastest refund. You Have a Balance DuePay t...
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Orange arrow Excess California SDI (or VPDI) Withheld

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  You may claim a credit for excess State Disability Insurance (SDI) or Voluntary Plan Disability Insurance (VPDI) if you meet all of the following conditions: You had two or more California employers during the tax year. You received more than the taxable limit in gross wages from California sour...
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Orange arrow How do I file an amended return for California?

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  If you discover an error on your California income tax return after you filed it (paper or e-file), file an amended Form 540 and attach Schedule X, to correct your previously filed tax return. Get Schedule X at ftb.ca.gov/forms or call 800.338.0505, follow the recorded instructions, and enter code ...
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Orange arrow What is a CSN and how do I get one?

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  Customer Service Number (CSN) The Customer Service Number application is no longer available. We now include ReadyReturn's best features in our other free online filing application, CalFile. Now that CalFile offers ReadyReturn features and more, we no longer offer ReadyReturn, and a CSN is no lon...
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Orange arrow How do I claim excess SDI paid in to California?

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  The State Disability Insurance (SDI) withholding rate for 2018 is 1.00 percent. The taxable wage limit is $114,967 for each employee per calendar year. The State Disability Insurance (SDI) withholding rate for 2019 is 1.00 percent. The taxable wage limit is $118,371 for each employee per calendar ...
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Orange arrow Who are residents and nonresidents of California?

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  A resident is any individual who is: In California for other than a temporary or transitory purpose; or Domiciled in California, but outside California for a temporary or transitory purpose. A nonresident is any individual who is not a resident. A part-year resident is any individual who is...
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Orange arrow California non-taxable income

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  In general, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2016, California law conforms to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) as of January 1, 2016. However, there are continuing differences between California and federal law. When California conforms to federal tax law changes, they do not alway...
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Orange arrow California Subtractions to Wages

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  In general, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2016, California law conforms to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) as of January 1, 2016. However, there are continuing differences between California and federal law. When California conforms to federal tax law changes, they do not alway...
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Orange arrow Additions to California Wages

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  In general, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2016, California law conforms to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) as of January 1, 2016. However, there are continuing differences between California and federal law. When California conforms to federal tax law changes, they do not alway...
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Orange arrow Am I required to file a California return?

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  If you are a California Resident and your gross income or adjusted gross income (AGI) was more than the amount defined by law, you must file a California Income tax return. If you are a Nonresident and you have both California source income, and income from all other sources that is more than the ...
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Orange arrow California Use Tax

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  Use Tax You are required to enter a number on this line. If the amount due is zero, you must check the applicable box to indicate that you either owe no use tax, or you paid your use tax obligation directly to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. You may owe use tax if you mak...
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Orange arrow California Tax Due Payment Options

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  Payment Options Electronic Funds Withdrawal If you CalFile or e-file, instead of paying by check, you can use this convenient option. Simply provide your bank information, the amount you want to pay, and the date you want the amount to be withdrawn from your account. You can find the routing and...
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Orange arrow How do I check on the status of my California refund?

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  To check on the status of your return, you can go to the California website: https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/refund/index.asp...
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Orange arrow How do I contact California State about my taxes?

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  You can contact the State of California through the FTB website. General Assistance Phone Number: (800) 852-5711 24/7 Automated Support: (800) 338-0505 Outside the U.S.: (916) 845-6500 TTY/TDD: (800) 822-6268 More information can be found here: https://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB/contact.shtml?WT...
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