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California Clients:  The Franchise Tax Board has recently published information about paying your tax online and setting up estimated tax payments in advance so they will be automatically paid when due.  If you consider this more "convenience" than "Big Brother," here's the info:  

Web Pay for Individuals and Businesses

Do your clients know they can use Web Pay to pay their tax liability, including estimated tax payments?  Remind your clients they can use Web Pay to debit their bank account electronically versus writing a check. They can schedule their estimated tax payments in advance,  and not worry about remembering to mail their check on time. This payment method could save them from penalties assessed later.  When scheduling their payments, they need to provide their bank routing number and account number. We provide some basic help to show where taxpayers can find this information on their check. However, bank routing and account numbers may not be the same for all financial institutions or if they are paying from a savings account. If your clients are unsure of the banking information they should provide for electronic payments and should always consult with their financial institution.  In addition, for those clients that login to their MyFTB Account, additional features exist in Web Pay such as the ability to: View Payments, Cancel Payments and Save Banking Information.


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