Form CDTFA-531-P Schedule P "Tax Paid to Other State(S)" - California

What Is Form CDTFA-531-P Schedule P?

This is a legal form that was released by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration - a government authority operating within California. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on May 1, 2018;
  • The latest edition provided by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration;
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Download Form CDTFA-531-P Schedule P "Tax Paid to Other State(S)" - California

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CDTFA-531-P (FRONT) (5-18)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
SCHEDULE P-TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
EFFECTIVE DATE
DUE ON OR BEFORE
YOUR ACCOUNT NO.
PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE
BEFORE PREPARING THIS SCHEDULE
TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S) - PURCHASE INFORMATION (attach a separate page if necessary)
A
B
C
D
E
F
PURCHASE
ADDRESS WHERE THE PROPERTY WAS FIRST USED
TAX RATE
CREDIT
PRICE
PURCHASE
CREDIT FOR TAX
TAX RATE
CREDIT RATE
PRICE
APPLICABLE
PAID TO OTHER
ZIP
PAID TO
Must be less
STREET ADDRESS
CITY
Not
CALIFORNIA
STATE(S) Multiply
CODE
OTHER
than or equal
including
TAX RATE
column B by
STATE(S)
to column D
tax
column E
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TOTAL CREDITS FOR TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S) The purchase price [excluding taxes paid], must be
included in line 1 on CDTFA-401-E and on line 2 of CDTFA-401-A and CDTFA-401-GS in order to claim this
$
.00
credit. Total credit in column F must equal credit claimed on line 20c of CDTFA-401-A and CDTFA-401-GS,
and line 8 of CDTFA-401-E.
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CDTFA-531-P (FRONT) (5-18)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
SCHEDULE P-TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
EFFECTIVE DATE
DUE ON OR BEFORE
YOUR ACCOUNT NO.
PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS ON REVERSE
BEFORE PREPARING THIS SCHEDULE
TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S) - PURCHASE INFORMATION (attach a separate page if necessary)
A
B
C
D
E
F
PURCHASE
ADDRESS WHERE THE PROPERTY WAS FIRST USED
TAX RATE
CREDIT
PRICE
PURCHASE
CREDIT FOR TAX
TAX RATE
CREDIT RATE
PRICE
APPLICABLE
PAID TO OTHER
ZIP
PAID TO
Must be less
STREET ADDRESS
CITY
Not
CALIFORNIA
STATE(S) Multiply
CODE
OTHER
than or equal
including
TAX RATE
column B by
STATE(S)
to column D
tax
column E
$
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TOTAL CREDITS FOR TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S) The purchase price [excluding taxes paid], must be
included in line 1 on CDTFA-401-E and on line 2 of CDTFA-401-A and CDTFA-401-GS in order to claim this
$
.00
credit. Total credit in column F must equal credit claimed on line 20c of CDTFA-401-A and CDTFA-401-GS,
and line 8 of CDTFA-401-E.
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PRINT
CDTFA-531-P (BACK) (5-18)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING CDTFA-531-P, SCHEDULE P
TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S)
GENERAL
CDTFA-531-P is used to calculate the credit for the tax paid to other state(s). The credit offsets the tax due for the
corresponding state, county, local, and special taxing jurisdictions where the purchase was consumed. Each purchase
claiming this credit must be entered separately on this schedule.
The purchase price (excluding tax) must be included in line 1 on CDTFA-401-E and line 2 for CDTFA-401-A and
CDTFA-401-GS in order to claim this credit.
COLUMN A
CALIFORNIA ADDRESS WHERE TAX PAID PURCHASE WAS FIRST USED
Enter the street address, city, and zip code where the merchandise that was purchased from out of state
was first used.
COLUMN B
PURCHASE PRICE
Enter the amount of the purchase not including any taxes paid.
COLUMN C
TAX RATE PAID TO OTHER STATE(S)
Enter the tax rate percentage that was paid to other state(s) for the item(s) purchased.
COLUMN D
APPLICABLE CALIFORNIA TAX RATE
Enter the California tax rate that applies to the location where the property was first used.
COLUMN E
CREDIT RATE
This is the rate on which the credit will be based. The credit rate must be less than or equal to the current
tax rate listed in column D. If the tax rate paid to another state was higher than the current California rate,
then the rate used to calculate the credit should match the corresponding California rate.
COLUMN F
CREDIT FOR TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S)
Multiply the purchase price for each row in column B by the corresponding credit rate(s) listed in
column E and enter the total(s) in column F.
TOTAL CREDITS FOR TAX PAID TO OTHER STATE(S): Total must equal deduction claimed
Add all the amounts in column F. This total should equal the amount reported on:
 Line 20c of CDTFA-401-A and CDTFA-401-GS
 Line 8 of CDTFA-401-E
If you need additional information, please contact the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, P.O. Box 942879,
Sacramento, CA 94279-0088. You may also visit the CDTFA website at www.cdtfa.ca.gov or call the Customer Service Center at
1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711); from the main menu, select the option Special Taxes and Fees.
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