Laws, Regulations and Annotations


Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2024

Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax Law

Revenue and Taxation Code

Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 2. Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax Law

Chapter 5. Determinations and Payments.1

Article 5. Jeopardy Determinations and Weekly Payments

Section 7705

7705. Penalty for nonpayment; expiration date. If any supplier fails to pay any weekly installment of tax shown to be due by the supplier's return on the Tuesday when required to be paid, a penalty of 5 percent shall be added thereto. In addition, if any weekly installment of tax remains unpaid on the last day of the month following the month during which the last of the removals, entries for sales occurred on which the weekly installment was levied, a penalty of 10 percent of the installment, exclusive of penalties, shall be added thereto. The weekly installment shall be deemed not paid or unpaid on any particular day:

(a) If not paid prior to 5 p.m. of that day, when paid in person.

(b) If the envelope in which the remittance is enclosed bears a post office cancellation mark dated later than that day, when paid by mail.

1Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1053 (AB 2114), operative January 1, 2002.