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California (CA) State Income Tax Return Forms, Free EFiling and Government Information
California State Tax Filing Information
eSmart Tax makes it easy to file your California state tax return. The eSmart Tax system easily transfers all the necessary information that you entered from your federal income tax return to the correct California state tax return forms so you can file fast. Our easy-to-use interview process will assist you with completing the additional forms required by the California department of Revenue for your CA state taxes. You can prepare and efile your full-year resident California state tax return and your federal tax return at the same time!
The regular due date for filing your California state taxes is April 15.
On this page you will find information about California state tax forms, state tax filing instructions, and government information.
|eSmart Tax supports the following California Tax Forms (Click here to download California tax forms)|
|California Form 540
California Resident Income Tax Return
|California 540 Schedule CA
California Adjustments - Residents
|California 540 Schedule P
Alternative Minimum Tax and Credit Limitations
Real Estate Withholding Tax Statement
|California Form 3506
Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit
|California Form 3582
Voucher for e-file returns
|California Form 3805P
Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (Including IRAs) and Other Tax-Favored Accounts
|California 8453 - OL
Declaration for Electronic Filings
|State CA Website and Contacts|
|Taxpayer Assistance:||(800) 852-5711|
|Refund Status:||(800) 822-5711|
|Refund Status (Automated Response):||(800) 338-0505|
|State-only tax return:||Supported|
|Return with foreign address:||Supported|
|Supported||Self-select||5-digit PIN; Requires prior year AGI information on the original state tax return|
|State CA Overpayment Option|
|You have the following options:
|FTB 8453-OL||Do not mail in FTB 8453-OL. Keep it for your own record.|
|Exclusion for e-file|
|AZ-140A||eSmart Tax does not support this form.|
|State CA Amount Owe Payment Option|
|You have the following options to pay your tax: