The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the federal tax filing season will begin on Monday, January 29, 2018. The deadline for individual tax returns will be Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) recently released an update on the current state tax filing season. The number of personal returns that were e-filed in 2017 increased by one percentage point as compared to 2016 (88% in 2017, and 87% in 2016). Some 133,400 people used CalFile to file returns this year, and 95% of CalFile users found that the program was easy to use and understand.