California. Franchise Tax Board

Address: 
1515 Clay St. Suite 305 (& 15th St.) Oakland CA 94612
Phone: 
800-338-0505 (automated service: ordering state or federal forms, refund information; frequently asked questions etc.)
800-852-5711 (tax assistance inside the US)
916-845-6500 (tax assistance outside the US)
TTY_TDD: 
800-822-6268
Hours: 
Oakland office M-F 8am-5pm; Telephone assistance M-F 7am-5pm
Description: 
Responsible for administering two of California's major tax programs: Personal Income Tax and the Corporation Tax. We also have responsibility for administering other nontax programs and delinquent debt collection functions, including delinquent vehicle registration debt collections on behalf of the Department of Motor Vehicles, court–ordered debt, and Industrial Health and Safety assessments.
Services: 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for seniors available. Various other programs administered to aid individuals and businesses as well as debt collections and investigations.
Publications: 
Giveaway copies of current basic state tax forms are available at all Berkeley Public Libraries early in the year through April. Reproducible forms, for the current year and past years, are available at the Central Library Reference Desk.
Updated: 
July 31, 2014