Do you want to know how to get your tax return processed with minimal errors? Also, if the federal AGI amount exceeds $, on Line 13 of Form A. We last updated California Form A Instructions in February from the California Franchise Tax Board. This form is for income earned in tax year. For example, California allows taxpayers to file their state income tax on Form , A or EZ. The complexity of your tax situation dictates which forms you.

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California has changed the way its residents file amended tax returns and it looks like it could make your life a lot simpler. Gone is the three page Form X with its five pages of instructions.

In general, you might want to file an amended tax return if your filing status, income, deductions or credits have changed. You do not automatically need to file an amended state return just because you filed an amended federal return.

California asks you not to file an amended return to correct errors in your Social Security number, name or address. Call or write instead. The phone number is The address is Franchise Tax Board, P.


How Do I File an Amended California Tax Form 540A?

BoxSacramento, CA California has been accepting e-filed tax returns since the tax year. Fprm can e-file your state tax return in one of two ways: Most tax preparers in California are EROs. They just have to be licensed and in good standing with the IRS.

Beginning in January for tax yearCalifornians can e-file amended state from returns, too. Your licensed tax preparer can e-file an amended return for you, or, if you e-filed your own original return using a tax preparation app, you may be able to e-file your own amended return.

The tax preparation app you used has to support filing an amended tax return for California. Since e-filing an amended tax return for California is a fairly recent development, not all of them do. Include relevant supporting documentation like a corrected W-2, escrow statement or court documents.

How Do I File an Amended California Tax Form A? |

Use the old Form X and mail it to the applicable address above. You can still download and print a Form X from the CA. Since this form been officially discontinued, it may not be as readily available as it used to be at post offices and libraries.


Registered mail may also be used. Like certified mail, it provides both proof of mailing and proof it was received. However, registered mail comes with a lot of additional security that you probably don’t need, like electronic or physical USPS signatures at each stage of the delivery.

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