Effective April 13, 2015, the Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”) will enforce an updated privacy and security policy. It is necessary for the FTB to lawfully collect relevant personal information in order to enforce and administer the California Revenue and Taxation Code and the FTB is committed to protecting taxpayers’ privacy and security. Among other changes, the new policy incorporates the Information Practices Act (California Civil Code Sections 1798-1798.78) and adopts Information Privacy Principals for Individuals. To see a version of the new policy with the additions highlighted, please click here.