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 6. Collection of Tax
Article 8. Miscellaneous Provisions
6830. Contracts with private collection entities. (a) For the purpose of identifying persons or businesses who may owe taxes or other amounts, or for the purpose of collecting taxes, interest, additions to tax, and penalties, the board may enter into agreement with one or more private persons, companies, associations, or corporations providing these services outside this state with respect to the identification of persons or businesses who may owe taxes or other amounts, or the collection of taxes, interest, additions to tax, and penalties. The agreement may provide, at the discretion of the board, the rate of payment and the manner in which compensation for services shall be paid. The compensation may be added to the amount required to be identified or collected by the collection agency or provider of these services from the tax debtor. The board shall provide the necessary information for the contractor to fulfill its obligation under that agreement.
(b) With the approval of the board, the contractor may, as part of the collection process, refer the tax debt for litigation by its legal representatives in the name of the board.
History—Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1490, effective September 27, 1984. Stats. 1995, Ch. 555, in effect January 1, 1996, added "identifying … purpose of" after "purpose of", substituted "these" for "debt collection", and added "identification … or the" after "respect to the", in the first sentence, substituted "The" for "That" after penalties." in the second sentence, and substituted "these" for "debt collection" after "provider of" in the third sentence of subdivision (a).