2023-18: California conforms to most recent IRS disaster postponement

The Franchise Tax Board has confirmed that California will conform to the IRS’s most recent storm-related disaster postponement announcement for California taxpayers, CA-2023-03. (www.ftb.ca.gov/file/when-to-file/emergency-tax-relief.html) This means California conforms to all of the recent disaster relief notices for storms in California. (CA-2023-01, CA-2023-02, and CA-2023-03)

The most recent announcement extends the available October 16 postponement deadline (see www.caltax.com/news/flash-email/2023-15-october-16-disaster-extension-faqs) to cover taxpayers in the following counties not previously included:

  • Imperial;
  • Kern;
  • Plumas; and
  • Sierra.

The only counties that are not currently included in the filing/payment October 16 postponement relief (for now) are Lassen, Modoc, and Shasta.

However, for taxpayers in Imperial, Kern, Plumas, and Sierra counties, the relief only applies to deadlines that fall on or after March 9, 2023.

The text of the IRS’s latest announcement is available at:


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