State offers tax relief for county businesses impacted by wildfires
Department of Tax and Fee Administration offers relief, extensions to businesses impacted by wildfires in Madera, Mariposa and Tulare counties
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) is offering tax relief to those impacted by central Sierra and Yosemite fires.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency proclamation for Madera, Mariposa, and Tulare counties on Sept. 7 due to the effects of the Railroad, Pier, Mission, and Peak fires. Business owners and other tax and fee payers affected by these fires may request extensions to file returns and relief from penalties and/or interest.
Tax and fee payers for the programs below can request relief from penalties and/or interest and ask for an extension of time to file their tax or fee returns either online or by calling CDTFA’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific time).
Important Notice: Recent legislation created the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to administer the taxes and fees previously collected by the Board of Equalization, with the exception of Property Tax, Alcoholic Beverage Tax and Insurance Tax.
Additional information concerning this recent change can be found at www.boe.ca.gov and at www.cdtfa.ca.gov. For more information on other taxes and fees in California, visit the California Tax Service Center.