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Talk about lame... I inadvertently wrote the check for the California taxes in the amount that I had already paid (witholding, etc.) rather than the amount that was currently due. I didn't realize that I had done this until the thing was already in the mail. The error was not insignificant -- the check is about 20% short.

The Franchise Tax Board website's response to questions about missing W2's etc. is to wait until the state notifies you of the error because (presumably) if you send in new paperwork before they process your first submission things will get horribly confused.

On this basis I guess I just wait for them to send me a bill, but it's a little scary. Any advice? (The money itself is not a problem; I just screwed up.)

Regards,
holzgrafe
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