California Franchise Tax Board Refund Department Phone Number

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Best time to call: 9am
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This is not the most popular California Franchise Tax Board phone number (it's ranked #5). Most customers call 916-845-4300 for support: Click here for best option

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California Franchise Tax Board Refund Department Phone Number 800-338-0505 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial800-338-0505
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingRefund Department
Call center hoursMon-Fri 8am-5pm PST
Best time to dial9am
Navigate phone maze to a humanDo not respond to prompts
Average wait361.5
Current wait564.5
Rank (among phone numbers)5
Rank (overall)6
Alternate methodsphone or chat or web
Quality of communication79%
Quality of help50%
Customer votes4,114
Best phone number916-845-4300
Information last updatedFri Jan 27 2023 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

California Franchise Tax Board's 800-338-0505 Refund Department Number

This California Franchise Tax Board phone number is ranked #5 out of 5 because 50,346 California Franchise Tax Board customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 800-338-0505 is to reach the California Franchise Tax Board Refund Department department for problems like Ask For Tax Help, Request a Form/Filing, Make a Payment, File a Return, Rejected Return. As far as we can tell, California Franchise Tax Board has call center locations in California and you can call during their open hours Mon-Fri 8am-5pm PST. California Franchise Tax Board has 5 phone numbers and 7 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 800-338-0505 and ways to call or contact California Franchise Tax Board with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling California Franchise Tax Board

Calling California Franchise Tax Board at this number should be pretty straightforward. Also important is what you do once you call, or what your other phone number options are. First of all, we strongly recommend using our free call-you-back tool. Essentially, we navigate their phone menu for you, wait on hold, and then call you when a representative from California Franchise Tax Board Refund Department can talk. Generally, it saves you at least 27% of your wait time. So it's faster and you don't need to listen to bad hold music. Once on the phone with California Franchise Tax Board's Refund Department department, you may need to provide them with information that identifies you as a customer, like your full name (or name on the account), email address, phone number, or an account number. It's usually worthwhile to gather this information before you call.

Contacting California Franchise Tax Board in General

While 800-338-0505 is California Franchise Tax Board's #5 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 916-845-4300 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 7 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach California Franchise Tax Board help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 79% score for their communication skills and a 50% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number.

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