According to the State of California statutes, organizations that were granted tax-exempt status by FTB (Franchise Tax Board) are mandated to file the state's annual information return. Those are
a. Private Foundations
b. Nonexempt Charitable Trusts
c. Split-Interest Trusts
d. Simple Trusts
Private foundations must complete Form 199, and this is regardless of the gross receipts amount. They have to complete Part I of the form, and for Part II any on the substitute information can be furnished.
a. A copy of Form 990-PF filed with the IRS along with the schedules if any
b. A completed copy of the current report filed with the Registry of Charitable Trusts