Resources: Valuable Information For You To Explore
Official IRS Website
The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.
Taxpayer Bill of Rights
Each and every taxpayer has a set of fundamental rights they should be aware of when dealing with the IRS. Explore your rights and our obligations to protect them.
Where's My Federal Refund?
Refund information for the most current tax year you filed will generally be available within 24 hours after the IRS acknowledges receipt of your e-filed return. If you filed a paper return, please allow 4 weeks before checking the status.
Make A Payment
Pay with your bank account for free, or choose an approved payment processor to pay by credit or debit card for a fee. Also available at the IRS2Go app.
View Your IRS Account
If you're an individual taxpayer, you can use this tool to view:
- Your payoff amount, updated for the current calendar day
- The balance for each tax year for which you owe
- Up to 24 months of your payment history
- Key information from your current tax year return as originally filed.
Get Your Tax Record
You can get various Form 1040-series transcript types online or by mail. If you need your prior year Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) to e-file, choose the tax return transcript type when making your request. If you only need to find out how much you owe or verify payments you made within the last 18 months, you can view your tax account.
IRS Withholding Calculator
The IRS encourages everyone to use the Withholding Calculator to perform a quick “paycheck checkup.” This is even more important this year because of recent changes to the tax law for 2022.
The Calculator helps you identify your tax withholding to make sure you have the right amount of tax withheld from your paycheck at work.
Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Complete this form so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay. Consider completing a new Form W-4 each year and when your personal or financial situation changes.
Employer ID Number (EIN)
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. You may apply for an EIN in various ways, and now you may apply online. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service and you can get your EIN immediately. You must check with your state to make sure you need a state number or charter.
Official Franchise Tax Board Website
The California Franchise Tax Board collects state personal income tax and corporate income tax of California. It is part of the California Government Operations Agency
Where's My California Refund?
Some tax returns need extra review for accuracy, completeness, and to protect taxpayers from fraud and identity theft. Extra processing time may be necessary
Make a Payment (FTB)
Pay with your checking or savings account for free. If you register and pay through your MyFTB account, you can:
- View payment status.
- Cancel payments.
- Save info for future payments.
View Your FTB Account
MyFTB provides tax account information and online services to Individuals, Business Representatives, and Tax Professionals.
Determine Vehicle License Fee (VLF)
California Vehicle Registration Fee Calculator.
The United States Social Security Administration
Check out your Social Security Statement, change your address & manage your benefits online.
U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.