California Taxes

The resources below refer you to helpful websites where you can obtain information and legal help regarding state tax issues in California.

State Board of Equalization
The Board of Equalization's website.

Franchise Tax Board 
The Franchise Tax Board's website.

LawHelpCa.org: Taxes 
Links to information on whether you have to pay state income taxes as a Native American, welfare, and more. (Select your county or enter your zip code for information specific to the area that you live in.)

California Public Law Libraries
This website provides extensive online self-help information, listing of county law libraries, AskNow law librarian service, mini-research classes, general research, and links to more resources.

Innocent Joint Filer Relief : Relief from Paying California Income Taxes
This brochure from the Franchise Tax Board provides information for spouses or registered domestic partners who file taxes jointly where one spouse or partner seeks release from liability for owed taxes, penalties or interest.

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