Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2010
 

Fee Collection Procedures Law

Chapter 7. Violations

55361. Criminal penalties. Any person who refuses to furnish any return or report required to be made, or who refuses to furnish a supplemental return or other data required by the board, is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) for each offense.

55362. Penalties for other misconduct. Any person who knowingly or willfully files a false return or report with the board, and any person who refuses to permit the board or any of its authorized representatives to make any inspection or examination for which provision is made in this part, or who fails to keep any records prescribed by the board, or who fails to preserve the records for the inspection of the board for the time that the board deems necessary, or who alters, cancels, or obliterates entries in the records for the purpose of falsifying the records, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) or more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than one month or more than six months, or by both.

55363. Penalty for willful evasion or attempt to evade payment of fee. Any person who willfully evades or attempts in any manner to evade or defeat the payment of the fee imposed by this part is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for 16 months, 2, or 3 years and a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000).

55364. Penalty for misdemeanor violation. Every person convicted for a violation of any provision of this part for which another penalty or punishment is not specifically provided for in this part is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six months, or by both.

55365. Statute of limitations. Any prosecution for violation of any provision of this part shall be instituted within three years after the commission of the offense.