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Is it legal for the state of california to ask for a copy of

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Is it legal for the state of california to ask for a copy of your Federal Tax Return?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Jesse Handel replied 9 years ago.

HelloCustomer Thank you for coming to Just Answer and allowing us to help you with your question. Yes, it is legal for the state of California to request a copy of your federal tax return. All states use or compare data from your federal tax return in figuring your state taxes. Most of the more computer-literate states can get this information automatically, particularly if you electronically file your return; but many states require the taxpayer to file a copy of the federal return with the state return when filing by mail.


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