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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 9.5. GENERATION SKIPPING TRANSFER TAX [16700 - 16950]

  ( Part 9.5 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1079. )

CHAPTER 7. Administration [16900 - 16911]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1079. )

ARTICLE 2. Inspection of Records [16910 - 16911]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1079. )

16910.
  

All information and records acquired by the Controller or any of his employees are confidential in nature, and, except insofar as may be necessary for the enforcement of this part or as may be permitted by this article, shall not be disclosed by any of them.

Except insofar as may be necessary for the enforcement of this part or as may be permitted by this article, any former or incumbent Controller or employee of the Controller who discloses any information acquired by any inspection or examination made pursuant to this article is guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be imprisoned pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 15, Sec. 570. (AB 109) Effective April 4, 2011. Operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 636 of Ch. 15, as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 68.)

16911.
  

The Controller may allow any local, state, or federal official charged with the administration of any tax law to examine his generation skipping transfer tax records under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1079.)

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