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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 2. OTHER TAXES [6001 - 61050]

  ( Heading of Division 2 amended by Stats. 1968, Ch. 279. )

PART 10.2. ADMINISTRATION OF FRANCHISE AND INCOME TAX LAWS [18401 - 19802]

  ( Part 10.2 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 31, Sec. 26. )

CHAPTER 5. Collection of Tax [19201 - 19295]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 31, Sec. 26. )

ARTICLE 6. Collection of Amounts Imposed by CalSavers Retirement Savings Board and Related Appeals [19285 - 19290.1]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. )

19285.
  

For purposes of this article:

(a) “CalSavers Retirement Savings Program” shall have the same meaning as “CalSavers Retirement Savings Program” as described in subdivision (b) of Section 100000 of the Government Code.

(b) “Eligible employer” shall have the same meaning as “eligible employer” as described in subdivision (d) of Section 100000 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

19286.
  

(a) (1) Penalties imposed pursuant to Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code, upon an eligible employer for failure to comply with Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code, may be referred by the CalSavers Retirement Savings Board to the Franchise Tax Board for collection under guidelines prescribed by the Franchise Tax Board.

(2) The Franchise Tax Board shall establish criteria for referral that shall include setting forth a minimum dollar amount subject to referral and collection.

(b) Upon written notice to a noncompliant eligible employer from the Franchise Tax Board, any amount referred to the Franchise Tax Board under subdivision (a) shall be treated as final and due and payable to the State of California, and may be collected from the eligible employer by the Franchise Tax Board in any manner authorized under the law for collection of a delinquent personal income tax liability, except that an overpayment of any liability imposed under Part 10 (commencing with Section 17001), Part 11 (commencing with Section 23001), or this part shall not be credited against any balance due pursuant to this section.

(c) Any information, information sources, or enforcement remedies and capabilities available to the CalSavers Retirement Savings Board or the state referring to the amount due described in subdivision (a) shall be available to the Franchise Tax Board to be used in conjunction with, or independent of, the information, information sources, or remedies and capabilities available to the Franchise Tax Board.

(d) The activities required to implement and administer this article shall not interfere with the primary mission of the Franchise Tax Board to administer Part 10 (commencing with Section 17001), Part 10.2 (commencing with Section 18401), and Part 11 (commencing with Section 23001).

(e) A collection under this article is not a payment of income taxes imposed under Part 10 (commencing with Section 17001) or Part 11 (commencing with Section 23001).

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

19287.
  

(a) The Franchise Tax Board shall issue a first notice of the imposition of a penalty for noncompliance with Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code to an eligible employer after the CalSavers Retirement Savings Board informs the Franchise Tax Board of the eligible employer’s noncompliance

(b) Unless an appeal is filed pursuant to Section 19288, within 90 days after the issuance of the first notice, as provided in subdivision (a), the Franchise Tax Board shall issue a second notice of the imposition of a penalty for noncompliance under Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code to an eligible employer.

(c) If an appeal is filed pursuant to Section 19288, within 90 days after a determination by the Franchise Tax Board sustaining the penalty, the Franchise Tax Board shall issue a second notice of the imposition of a penalty for noncompliance under Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code to an eligible employer.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

19288.
  

(a) Within 90 days after the issuance of the notice described in subdivision (a) of Section 19287, an eligible employer may appeal the imposition of a penalty for noncompliance under Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code.

(b) The Franchise Tax Board shall hear and determine an eligible employer’s appeal of the CalSavers Retirement Savings Board’s imposition of a penalty as provided in Government Code Section 100033.

(c) The Franchise Tax Board, upon the conclusion of the appeal shall notify the eligible employer and the CalSavers Retirement Savings Board of its determination in writing.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

19289.
  

Amounts collected under this article shall be transmitted to the CalSavers Retirement Savings Board for deposit in the CalSavers Retirement Savings Trust pursuant to Title 21 (commencing with Section 100000) of the Government Code, or remitted by means of the Fi$Cal accounting system.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

19290.
  

The Franchise Tax Board shall seek additional resources needed to accept referrals from CalSavers Retirement Savings Board pursuant to Section 19286.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

19290.1.
  

The Franchise Tax Board may prescribe regulations necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this article. The Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code) shall not apply to any regulation adopted by the Franchise Tax Board, pursuant to this article.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 21, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 29, 2020.)

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