Visalia, CA asked in Tax Law for California

Q: I got billed for CA LLC taxes that I do not owe.

I began and dissolved a single entity LLC in California which was only 5 weeks in duration Jan-Feb 2018. I immediately filed a 568 form for 2018 after dissolving it, declaring the business was short term and no business was actually ever done in it. Just a few days ago I received a bill with penalties due from the CA FTB stating that I owe taxes on my LLC from 2017. I called the FTB and spoke to a lady who said I need to file a 568 for 2017. I said, I had no business in 2017 and I'll file no such form for something that didn't exist. For some unknown reason to me, the FTB created a temporary Entity ID on me (WTF...?) for tax year 2017...! The short term LCC I created in 2018, I checked with the Secretary of State, is dissolved since Feb 2018. I'm in Limbo here with a $900 + bill hanging over my head.

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David S. Greenberg
David S. Greenberg
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The FTB Taxpayer Advocate can provide you with assistance in resolving the issue.

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