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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 2. OTHER TAXES [6001 - 60709]

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

PART 18.5. TIMBER YIELD TAX [38101 - 38908]

  ( Part 18.5 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176. )

CHAPTER 5. Determinations [38401 - 38455]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176. )

ARTICLE 2. Deficiency Determinations [38411 - 38419]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176. )

38411.
  

If the board is not satisfied with the return or returns of the tax or the amount of tax required to be paid to the state by any person, it may compute and determine the amount required to be paid upon the basis of the facts contained in the return or returns or upon the basis of any information within its possession or that may come into its possession. One or more deficiency determinations may be made of the amount due for one or for more than one period.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

38412.
  

The amount of the determination, exclusive of penalties, shall bear interest at the adjusted annual rate established pursuant to Section 19521 from the last day of the month following the quarterly period for which the amount or any portion thereof should have been returned until the date of payment.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1087, Sec. 49. Effective January 1, 1997.)

38413.
  

In making a determination the board may offset overpayments for a period or periods, together with interest on the overpayments, against underpayments for another period or periods, against penalties, and against the interest on the underpayments. The interest on underpayments and overpayments shall be computed in the manner set forth in Sections 38451 and 38606.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

38414.
  

If any part of the deficiency for which a deficiency determination is made is due to negligence or intentional disregard of this part or authorized rules and regulations, a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the determination shall be added thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

38415.
  

If any part of the deficiency for which a deficiency determination is made is due to fraud or an intent to evade this part or authorized rules and regulations, a penalty of 25 percent of the amount of the determination shall be added thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

38416.
  

The board shall give to the person written notice of its determination. The notice shall be placed in a sealed envelope, with postage paid, addressed to the person at his or her address as it appears in the records of the board. The giving of notice shall be deemed complete at the time of the deposit of the notice in the United States Post Office, or a mailbox, subpost office, substation, or mail chute or other facility regularly maintained or provided by the United States Postal Service, without extension of time for any reason. In lieu of mailing, a notice may be served personally by delivering it to the person to be served and service is complete at the time of delivery. Personal service to a corporation may be made by delivery of a notice to any person designated in the Code of Civil Procedure to be served for the corporation with summons and complaint in a civil action.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 498, Sec. 26.)

38417.
  

Except in the case of fraud, intent to evade this part or authorized rules and regulations, or failure to make a return, every notice of a deficiency determination shall be mailed within three years after the last day of the calendar month following the quarterly period for which the amount is proposed to be determined or within three years after the return is filed, whichever period expires the later. In the case of failure to make a return, every notice of determination shall be mailed within eight years after the last day of the calendar month following the quarterly period for which the amount is proposed to be determined.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

38418.
  

In the case of a deficiency arising under this part during the lifetime of a decedent, a notice of deficiency determination shall be mailed within four months after written request therefor, in the form required by the board, by the fiduciary of the estate or trust or by any other person liable for the tax or any portion thereof.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

38419.
  

If before the expiration of the time prescribed in Section 38417 for the mailing of a notice of deficiency determination the taxpayer has consented in writing to the mailing of the notice after such time, the notice may be mailed at any time prior to the expiration of the period agreed upon. The period so agreed upon may be extended by subsequent agreements in writing made before the expiration of the period previously agreed upon.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176.)

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