Laws, Regulations and Annotations


Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2022

Sales And Use Tax Law

Revenue and Taxation Code

Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 1. Sales and Use Taxes
Chapter 5. Determinations

Article 2. Deficiency Determinations

Section 6486

6486. Notice of determination. The board shall give to the retailer or person storing, using, or consuming tangible personal property written notice of its determination. The notice shall be placed in a sealed envelope, with postage paid, addressed to the retailer or person storing, using, or consuming tangible personal property at his or her address as it appears in the records of the board. The giving of notice shall be deemed complete at the time of the deposit of the notice in the United States Post Office, or a mailbox, sub-post office, substation or mail chute or other facility regularly maintained or provided by the United States Postal Service, without extension of time for any reason. In lieu of mailing, a notice may be served personally by delivering it to the person to be served and service is complete at the time of delivery. Personal service to a corporation may be made by delivery of a notice to any person designated in the Code of Civil Procedure to be served for the corporation with summons and complaint in a civil action.

History—Stats. 1943, p. 2457, operative July 1, 1943, added a statement that service by mail was complete upon deposit in the United States post office. Stats. 1953, p. 2723, in effect September 9, 1953, revised the language of that statement. Stats. 1974, Ch. 610, effective January 1, 1975, expanded and revised the section and deleted reference to Section 1013 of the C. C. P. Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, in effect January 1, 1982, added "or her" after "his" in the second sentence; and, added "it" after "delivering", substituted "is" for "shall be deemed", and deleted "such" before "delivery" in the fourth sentence.

Note.—Stats. 1974, Ch. 610, Section 16, explains the purpose of that enactment.