2011 California 540 & 540A Tax Forms – Personal Income Tax


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2011 Tax Law Changes

Tax Decrease – Beginning on January 1, 2011, the tax rate decreased by 0.25%.

Dependent Exemptions Credits – Beginning on January 1, 2011, the dependent exemption credit increased from $99 to $315 per dependent.
Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit – For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, the child and dependent care expense credit is nonrefundable.

Use Tax Table – For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, you may be eligible to use the Estimated Use Tax Table to estimate and report the use tax due on individual non-business items you purchased for less than $1,000 each.

Voluntary Contributions – For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, you may contribute to the following new funds:
• Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund
• ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease Research Fund
• Child Victims of Human Trafficking Fund

Community Development Financial Institutions Investment Credit – The Community Development Financial Institutions Investment Credit has been extended for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2012, and before January 1, 2017.

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