7730 Franchise Tax Board
6280 - TAX PROGRAMS
This program administers the Revenue and Taxation Code by reasonably interpreting and impartially applying the legislatively enacted laws that provide a significant portion of General Fund revenue. The Franchise Tax Board is responsible for administering the personal income tax and the corporation tax. Tax program activities include taxpayer assistance and tax return processing, filing enforcement, audit, and tax collection functions. The program also includes the collection and distribution of voluntary contributions to, and on behalf of, certain non-profit charitable organizations.
6285 - POLITICAL REFORM AUDIT
This program determines the accuracy and completeness of political statement reports filed with the Secretary of State, and compliance with disclosures and record keeping requirements. On behalf of the Fair Political Practices Commission, and in compliance with the Political Reform Act of 1974, the Franchise Tax Board conducts randomly selected field audits of committees supporting and opposing political candidates and statewide measures, as well as any state or county central committee or independent committee that spends $10,000 or more.
6290 - DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES COLLECTIONS PROGRAM
This program's objective is to increase collections of delinquent motor vehicle license fees, taxes, and penalties on behalf of the Department of Motor Vehicles by utilizing the same collection capabilities that are used to collect the personal income tax.
6295 - COURT COLLECTION PROGRAM
This program's objective is to increase collections of delinquent fines, penalties, and orders imposed by, and on behalf of, superior, municipal, and justice courts by utilizing the same automated collection capabilities that are used to collect the personal income tax.
6300 - LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM
This program reimburses the Department of Justice for legal services provided in the support of Franchise Tax Board functions.
6305 - CONTRACT WORK
This program provides cost-effective goods and services to other governmental entities through contractual agreements. Such goods and services include rental space to on-site childcare and cafeteria entities, data processing services for other governmental entities, and delinquent debt collection services.
9900 - ADMINISTRATION
This program provides executive leadership under the general direction of the Franchise Tax Board by directing departmental operations, developing and executing policies, making decisions concerning program operations, and ensuring that the Board's programs and services are carried out in accordance with Government Code Sections 15701 and 15702. This program also provides the Board with the personnel, administration, training, budgeting, and accounting services necessary to ensure that functions are performed with integrity, efficiency, and fairness.