Tax Practitioners Information

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General Information

Audit and Collection Information

Top 10 Forms and Publications

Contacts for Electronic Filing, Registration and Payment Methods

  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) :
    • Enroll in e-Services for Business or contact the Taxpayer Assistance Center at 1-888-745-3886.
    • EFT debit payments, call the e-Pay Unit at 1-916-654-9130.
    • EFT ACH debit payments by telephone, call 1-800-554-7500 to make a payment.
    • Reporting agents and payroll services registered with the State’s data collector, call the e-Pay Unit at 1-916-654-9130.
  • Pay taxes by major credit card.
    Official Payments Corporation
    1-800-2PAY-TAX (272-9829)

Additional Contacts

  • Account Adjustments for other employers: 1-916-654-7600
  • Adding or Deleting Agent From Employer (Client) Accounts: 1-888-745-3886
  • Address Changes for SEF employers: 1-916-653-5380
  • Address Changes for other employers: 1-916-654-7041; press 1, 4
  • Alternate Forms Coordinator: 1-916-255-0649
  • Benefit Charges Petitions: 1-916-653-7795
  • Charges to Reimbursable Employer Accounts: 1-916-653-5846
  • Counseling Services for Agents (Third Party Administrators): 1-916-654-7263
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): 1-916-654-9130
  • Employer Account Statement (DE 2176) for Other employers: 1-916-654-7600
  • Employer Account Statement (DE 2176) for Reimbursable employers: 1-916-653-5846
  • Employer Account Statement (DE 2176) for SEF employers: 1-916-653-5380
  • Fraud Tip Hotline: 1-800-528-1783
  • Independent Contractor Reporting (ICR): 1-916-657-0529
  • Internet Independent Contractor Reporting (iICR): 1-800-796-3524
  • Internet New Employee Registry (iNER): 1-800-796-3524
  • New Employee Registry (NER): 1-916-657-0529
  • Overpayments: 1-916-654-7600
  • Power of Attorney: 1-916-654-7263 or 1-916-654-9170
  • Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages (Continuation) (DE 9C) Wage-Related Questions: 1-916-654-9018
  • Reinstated Employers: 1-888-745-3886
  • Reimbursable Employer Protest Letter Status: 1-916-653-5846
  • Reserve Account Transfers: 1-916-653-7795
  • SEF employers: Registration for new/reinstated and Account Adjustments: 1-916-653-5380
  • Tax Rate Information: 1-916-653-7795 UI Rate Search
  • Taxpayer Advocate Office: 1-866-594-4177
  • UI Rate Petitions: 1-916-653-7795
  • Unity of Enterprise (UE) Changes for Vertical UE (Sole to Corporation, GP to Sole, etc.): 1-888-745-3886
  • Unity of Enterprise (UE) Changes for Horizontal UE (2 or more businesses united by control, operation, and use): 1-888-745-3886

Other Links and Resources

California:

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration

California Tax Service Center - One-stop tax assistance from California’s tax agencies

Franchise Tax Board

First Data Payment System

Industrial Relations - Labor Law, Occupational Safety and Health, Workers’ Compensation

Secretary of State

State Controller’s Office

Federal:

Internal Revenue Service

Online FEIN Application