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 9. Collection of Tax Debts Due to the Internal Revenue Service or Other States.*

Section 6850

6850. Agreement to collect tax debt due the Internal Revenue Service or other states. (a) The board may enter into an agreement to collect any delinquent tax debt due to the Internal Revenue Service or any other state imposing a sales and use tax, or similar tax, if, pursuant to Section 6835, the Internal Revenue Service or such a state has entered into an agreement to collect delinquent tax debts due to the board.

(b) Upon written notice to the debtor from the board, any amount referred to the board under subdivision (a) shall be treated as final and due and payable to the State of California, and shall be collected from the debtor by the board in any manner authorized under the law for collection of a delinquent sales and use tax liability, including, but not limited to, the recording of a notice of state tax lien under Article 2 (commencing with Section 7170) of Chapter 14 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, and the issuance of an order and levy under Article 4 (commencing with Section 706.070) of Chapter 5 of Division 2 of Title 9 of Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure in the manner provided for earnings withholding orders for taxes.

(c) This part shall apply to amounts referred under this section in the same manner and with the same force and effect and to the full extent as if the language of those laws had been incorporated in full into this section, except to the extent that any provision is either inconsistent with this section or is not relevant to this section.

(d) The activities required to implement and administer this section shall not interfere with the primary mission of the board to administer this part.

(e) In no event shall a collection under this section be construed as a payment of sales and use taxes imposed under this part, or in accordance with Part 1.5 (commencing with Section 7200), or Part 1.6 (commencing with Section 7251), of Division 2.

*Article 9 was added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 455 (AB 1424), in effect January 1, 2012.

*Article 9's heading was amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 162 (SB 1171) in effect January 1, 2013, which substituted "Service" for "Services" after "Internal Revenue".