Tax board offers phone help

SACRAMENTO – With Tuesday's tax deadline looming, the Franchise Tax Board is extending its toll-free phone service for last-minute help.

According to an FTB news release, staff members will be available to assist English- and Spanish-speaking taxpayers from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. to midnight Tuesday at (800) 852-5711. Taxpayers can also find many resources online at www.ftb.ca.gov, including ways to: