Franchise Tax Board Nonresident Withholding Requirements

You May Have State Nonresident Withholding Responsibilities

If you pay California source income to nonresidents of California, the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) wants to make you aware that unless certain exceptions apply, you must withhold and send to FTB seven percent of all payments that exceed $1,500 in a calendar year. (California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 18662) For more information on whether or not you are required by law to withhold or to get the appropriate forms to use, click the link below.

For a copy of the necessary forms visit the Forms and Publication page by clicking the link below. Or for more general information on withholding requirements, visit the Withholding on California Source Income page or contact us at (888) 792-4900.