San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: CA – Form 540NR short, California nonresident or part-year resident income tax return discontinued
California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) issued a bulletin informing personal income taxpayers that FTB will no longer produce Form 540NR Short, California Nonresident or Part-Year Resident Income Tax Return.
Further, the FTB clarifies that for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2019, it will no longer accept Form 540NR Short. Taxpayers who previously filed Form 540NR Short will need to file Form 540NR, California Nonresident or Part-Year Resident Income Tax Return. If the taxpayer uses tax preparation software or CalFile, the program will automatically select the appropriate form.
For guidance on filing forms, taxpayer may use “What Form You Should File”. PSB 2020-09, California Franchise Tax Board, February 21, 2020