Contact Us

Federal Income and Payroll Tax

Visit the IRS website or contact a local office in California.

Customer service phone numbers:

  • Tax Forms: 1-800-829-3676
  • Refund/Tax information: 1-800-829-4477
  • General information: 1-800-829-1040
  • Federal employer identification number (FEIN): 1-866-816-2065
  • Faxback: 1-703-368-9694

State Income Tax

Visit the Franchise Tax Board website, their help page, or find a local office.

To find out where to send an income tax return, refer to Mailing Addresses.

For general correspondence:

Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 942840
Sacramento, CA 94240-0040

Customer service phone numbers:

  • Tax information/Refund/Forms: 1-800-338-0505
  • Other assistance: 1-800-852-5711
  • Out of U.S. (not toll free): 1-916-845-6500

Small Business Liaison (not toll free): 1-916-845-4669

State Payroll Tax

Visit the EDD’s website, email the EDD, or find a local office.

Subscribe to receive email notifications of the latest news about EDD programs and services.

Mailing address:

Employment Development Department
PO Box 826880
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

Joint Agency Office (EDD, Board of Equalization, and Franchise Tax Board):

Employment Development Department
3321 Power Inn Road, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA 95826

Customer service phone numbers:

  • Toll free number: 1-888-745-3886
  • TDD service: 1-800-547-9565

Sales and Use Tax and Special Taxes and Fees

Visit the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s (CDTFA) website, email the CDTFA, find a local office, or view their directory.

Mailing address:

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration
PO Box 942879
Sacramento, CA 94279-0001

Customer service phone numbers:

  • Toll free number: 1-800-400-7115
  • TDD service from TDD phones: 1-800-735-2929
  • TDD service from voice phones: 1-800-735-2922
  • Faxback: Call the Information Center: 1-800-400-7115
  • Seller’s permit number verification: 1-888-225-5263

Representatives are available to assist you Monday through Friday, except State holidays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.