California Tax Forms Instructions and State Income Tax Information

California has twenty no marginal tax brackets, ranging from 1.00% (the lowest California tax bracket) to 13.30% (the highest California tax bracket). Each marginal rate only applies to earnings within the applicable marginal tax bracket, which are the same in California for single filers and couples filing jointly


California Tax Rates California Tax Brackets

Single 3.00% > $0
5.00% > $10,000
5.50% > $50,000
6.00% > $100,000
6.50% > $200,000
6.70% > $250,000
Couple 3.00% > $0
5.00% > $20,000
5.50% > $100,000
6.00% > $200,000
6.50% > $400,000
6.70% > $500,000

CALIFORNIA Tax Forms and Instructions Information

California Individual Income Tax Forms – A Complete List of Current and Previous Year Individual Income Tax Forms

California Individual Income Tax Instructions – Overview of Individual Income Tax Information. Contains Links and References

California Refund Status  – Check the Status of Your Current Year’s Refund Online


Return Mailing Address: 

Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 942840
Sacramento, CA 94240-0009
California accepts Resident, Non-resident, and Part-year resident returns electronically. Returns can be transmitted with the Federal return or transmitted as a State only return. California gives you an automatic filing extension through October 15. You don’t need to apply for one.
Obtaining taxpayer account information is the privilege of individual taxpayers or their authorized representatives. Unauthorized access to account information is unlawful as described in Section 502 of the California Penal Code.