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Barbara, Enrolled Agent
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Experience:  18+ years of experience in tax preparation; 25+ years of experience as a real estate/corporate paralegal.
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I just received an account status notice from the Ca

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I just received an account status notice from the Ca Franchise Tax Board for year of 1995. Saying I owed 500.00 and now my balance is 2,800.00
JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: This is the first time they have sent me anything. I no longer have my paper work from back than 21 years and I moved out of state in 1998
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Barbara replied 7 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Unfortunately, CA is one of the greediest and most aggressive states when it believes it is due taxes. It has become a rogue operation and criminal enterprise.

With that being said, my best advice would be to contact a CPA or Enrolled Agent who can intercede on your behalf with the CA Franchise Tax Board and find out exactly what is/was going on.

Your other alternative would be to contact the CA Taxpayers' Rights Advocate to intercede on your behalf.

https://www.ftb.ca.gov/aboutFTB/Taxpayer_Advocate/index.shtml

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

Expert:  Barbara replied 7 months ago.

Just following up with you to see if you have any other questions. If so, please let me know so I can assist you further.

Best regards,

Barb