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 5. Determinations
Article 1.1. Prepayment *
6478. Negligence penalty. (a) If a failure to make a prepayment as described in Section 6477 is due to negligence or intentional disregard of this part or authorized rules and regulations, the penalty shall be 10 percent instead of 6 percent.
(b) If any part of a deficiency in prepayment is due to negligence or intentional disregard of this part or authorized rules and regulations, a penalty of 10 percent of the deficiency shall be paid.
(c) The provisions of this section shall not apply to amounts subject to the provisions of Sections 6484, 6485, 6511, 6514, and 6591.
(d) The 10 percent negligence penalty shall become due and payable and shall be ascertained and determined in the same manner as the deficiency determination under Article 2 (commencing with Section 6481) of this chapter. The provisions of Article 5 (commencing with Section 6561) of this chapter shall be applicable with respect to the finality of the determination and the right to petition for redetermination.
History—Stats. 2007, Ch. 342 (AB 1748), in effect January 1, 2008, added subdivision (d).
* Article 1.1 was added by Stats. 196, p. 185, in effect April 18, 1966, operative July 1, 1966.