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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 7. GENERAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [16000 - 18001]

  ( Division 7 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )

PART 1. LICENSING FOR REVENUE AND REGULATION [16000 - 16550.2]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )

CHAPTER 3. State Licensing [16200 - 16240]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [16200 - 16205]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61. )

16200.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this chapter govern the construction of the terms they define in the subsequent sections of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61.)

16201.
  

“Fee” includes every tax, fee, penalty and other monetary exaction, and interest and costs in connection therewith, imposed or collected in connection with or as a prerequisite to or condition for the issuance, renewal or continued validity of any license, certificate or registration required by law.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61.)

16202.
  

“Tax” includes every tax, fee, penalty and other monetary exaction, and interest and costs in connection therewith, imposed or collected for revenue for public purposes generally.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61.)

16203.
  

“Charge” includes every tax, fee, penalty and other monetary exaction, and interest and costs in connection therewith, imposed or collected for regulatory purposes or for some particular public purpose or purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61.)

16204.
  

“Officer” includes director, chief, commissioner, chairman, department, division, bureau, commission, board and any other person, officer or employee, and any agency, of or in the Government of this State.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61.)

16205.
  

“Taxpayer” includes every individual, person, firm, partnership, joint adventure, association, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, syndicate and artificial legal entity subject to or liable for any fee, tax or charge.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 61.)

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