Resources for Out-of-State Retailers

Need to know more? Follow the links below for more information about the topics covered in this guide, as well as other information you might find helpful.

Out of State Offices

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has one main office that administers accounts located out of state:

Main Out-of-State Office
3321 Power Inn Rd., Ste. 130
Sacramento, CA 95826-3893
FAX 1-916-227-6632
Registration FAX 1-916-227-6641

The following offices offer limited services. For taxpayer advisory assistance, please call 1-916-227-6600 or 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711)

120 N. La Salle St., Ste. 1500
Chicago, IL 60602-2412
FAX 1-312-782-7280
1415 Louisiana Street, Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77002-7471
FAX 1-713-739-9027
New York
485 Lexington Avenue, Ste 400
New York, NY 10017-5706
FAX 1-212-697-5146

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  • Videos and How-To Guides — These resources will help you avoid common mistakes, file your tax returns online, and more.
  • Use Tax — What You Should Know — Helpful information and videos about use tax.
  • City and County Tax Rates — A listing of current and historical tax rates.
  • Special Notices — CDTFA special notices are issued whenever there is a change in law, tax rates, or CDTFA procedures.
  • CDTFA Online Services — Learn about the online services CDTFA offers.
  • Verify a Permit or License — You can use this application to verify a seller's permit, Cigarette and Tobacco product retailer license, eWaste account, or Underground Storage Tank Maintenance Fee Account.
  • CDTFA Field Offices — A comprehensive listing of all CDTFA field offices and contact information.
  • Get It In Writing! — The Sales and Use Tax Law can be complex, and you are encouraged to put your tax questions in writing.
  • Contact Us — A listing of CDTFA contacts for your questions and concerns.
  • Customer Service Center — You can also call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-400-7115 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except state holidays to get answers to many of your questions.
  • Local and District Tax Guide for Retailers — A tax guide for retailers to learn more about how to properly collect, report, and pay local and district taxes.