Laws, Regulations and Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2023
Sales And Use Tax Law
Revenue and Taxation Code
Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 1. Sales and Use Taxes
Chapter 2. The Sales Tax
Article 1. Imposition of Tax
6051.2. Imposition and rate of additional sales tax. (a) In addition to the taxes imposed by Section 6051 and any other provision of this part, to the taxes imposed by Section 6051 and any other provision of this part,for the privilege of selling tangible personal property at retail, a tax is hereby imposed upon all retailers at the rate of ½ percent of the gross receipts of any retailer from the sale of all tangible personal property sold at retail in this state on and after July 15, 1991.
(b) All revenues received pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Local Revenue Fund, as established pursuant to Section 17600 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(c) This section shall cease to be operative on the first day of the first month of the calendar quarter following notification to the board by the Department of Finance of a final judicial determination by the California Supreme Court or any California court of appeal that the revenues collected pursuant to this section and Section 6201.2 that are deposited in the Local Revenue Fund are either of the following:
(1) "General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B of the California Constitution," as used in subdivision (b) of Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution.
(2) "Allocated local proceeds of taxes," as used in subdivision (b) of Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution.
(d) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), if the Director of Finance determines that the State Board of Equalization has allocated more revenue to the Local Revenue Fund than required by subdivisions (a) and (b) for taxable sales that occurred during the period of July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2016, inclusive, the total amount of revenues credited to the Local Revenue Fund for this period shall be considered to have fulfilled the requirements of subdivisions (a) and (b), and no allocation adjustment for this period shall be made.
History—Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 85 (AB 2181), in effect June 30, 1991, operative July 1, 1991. Stats. 1991, Ch. 88 (SB 179), in effect June 30, 1991 operative July 15, 1991, substituted "July 15" for "July 1" in subdivision (a). Stats. 1993, Ch. 100 (SB 463), in effect July 13, 1993, added subdivision (b) and relettered former subdivision (b) as (c). Stats. 2017, Ch. 25 (SB 90), in effect June 27, 2017 added subdivision (d).