For more information, visit the ftB website in www.ftb.ca.gov/online/installments_bus.shtml. An application fee of $34 will be added to your tax credit if you apply for a payment agreement in instalments. If your application is accepted, you will receive a notification with your monthly date and amount of default. If you do not make this first payment within 30 days, your instalment payment contract will be terminated and you will have to face subsequent recoveries by the FTB. Can`t pay your tax bill and want a payment plan? You can request a payment contract in instalments. If you do not qualify for a instalment payment contract, taxpayers should apply to a licensed professional tax professional experienced in the tax board franchise. In particular, a licensed tax professional can check their financial and tax situation and identify all available options. .