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 10. Violations
7152. Criminal penalties. (a) Any person required to make, render, sign, or verify any report who makes any false or fraudulent return, with intent to defeat or evade the determination of an amount due required by law to be made is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable as provided in Section 7153.
(b) Any person who willfully aids or assists in, or procures, counsels, or advises in, the preparation or presentation, in connection with any matter arising under this part, of a return, affidavit, claim, or other document that is fraudulent or false as to any material matter, whether or not the falsity or fraud is with the knowledge or consent of the person authorized or required to present the return, affidavit, claim, or document, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable as provided in Section 7153.
History—Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 36. Stats. 1984, Ch. 1490, effective September 27, 1984, deleted all text after "misdemeanor," and added "punishable … Section 7153" after "misdemeanor." Stats. 1994, Ch. 903, in effect January 1, 1995, added subdivision letter designation (a) before first paragraph and added subdivision (b).