Tag Archives: California Franchise Tax Board

Ask TaxMama Issue 586 – Happy Valentines Weekend

Dear Family, Happy Valentine’s Day weekend. Are you doing something romantic?  We sneaked off and took our romantic weekend last month. I found a winery resort in Temecula where each guest room is a separate villa. They are so popular, they’ll be adding another hundred or so this year. What’s your favorite romantic getaway?  (Just […]

California and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Courtesy of the California Franchise Tax Board. Bad news folks! Wait until you see how the federal medical benefits mess up your California paychecks! The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by the President in March of 2010, requires employee benefit plans that provide coverage for family members to cover the employee’s adult children […]

Applying My Refund

Today TaxMama hears from Michael in California with a sensible question. “I have a federal tax liability from past years. For 2009 I own the feds $1,000. I have a refund due from the state of California of $1,700. The state will apply my return to the past liability. Is there any way that I […]

Parents Property Exempt

Today TaxMama hears from Vivian in California who asks. “How do I get my parents property exempted from taxes? They are both retired & on Social Security. My dad has been on disability for years.”

Tax Bankruptcy That Wasn’t

Today TaxMama hears from Gina in San Diego who tells us. “I filed bankruptcy in 2005, hoping to clear back taxes. All taxes had been filed and assessed. However, my back taxes went untouched by the bankruptcy. Had I known that would occur, I would not have filed. What went wrong?”

California Here I GO

Today TaxMama hears from Tom in MO, who wants to know. “Is there a good procedural manual out there to make it thru the California Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB) Offer in Compromise routine? They are requesting $13K in back taxes, which isn’t doable since I no longer live in CA. I live in MO. I […]