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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 2. OTHER TAXES [6001 - 61045]

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

PART 11. CORPORATION TAX LAW [23001 - 25141]

  ( Heading of Part 11 amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 543, Sec. 21. )

CHAPTER 3. The Corporation Income Tax [23501 - 23561]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 557. )

ARTICLE 1. Imposition of Tax [23501 - 23504]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 557. )

23501.
  

(a) There shall be imposed upon every corporation, other than a bank, for each taxable year, a tax at the rate of 7.6 percent upon its net income derived from sources within this state on or after January 1, 1937, other than income for any period for which the corporation is subject to taxation under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 23101), according to or measured by its net income.

(b) For calendar or fiscal years ending after June 30, 1973, the rate of tax shall be 9 percent instead of 7.6 percent as provided by subdivision (a).

(c) For calendar or fiscal years ending after December 31, 1979, the rate of tax shall be the rate specified for those years by Section 23151.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 605, Sec. 73. Effective January 1, 1998.)

23503.
  

There shall be offset against the tax hereby imposed for any period the amount of any tax imposed on the taxpayer under Chapter 2 for the same period. In the event that taxes, interest and penalties have been or shall be assessed against, paid by or collected from a taxpayer under this chapter, which assessment, payment or collection should have been made under Chapter 2, such taxes, interest and penalties shall be considered as having been assessed, paid or collected under Chapter 2 as of the date or dates they were made.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 557.)

23504.
  

Where a corporation formerly subject to tax under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 23101) becomes subject to tax under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 23501), the tax for the year in which the change occurs will be assessed under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 23101) and not under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 23501). For years subsequent to the year in which the change occurs, the tax will be assessed under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 23501).

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1304.)

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