Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Law
CHAPTER 3.5. STAMPS AND METER MACHINES.1
Article 4. Refunds
30179. Interest. Interest shall be computed, allowed, and paid upon any overpayment for the purchase of stamps or meter register settings at the modified adjusted rate per month established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the 26th day of the calendar month following the period during which the overpayment was made. In addition, a refund or credit shall be made of any interest imposed upon the claimant with respect to the amount being refunded or credited.
The interest shall be paid as follows:
(a) In the case of a refund, to the 25th day of the calendar month following the date upon which the claimant, if he or she has not already filed a claim, is notified by the board that a claim may be filed or the date upon which the claim is approved by the board, whichever date is earlier.
(b) In the case of a credit, to the same date as that to which interest is computed on the tax or amount against which the credit is applied. History.—Added by Stats. 1961, p. 2318, operative July 16, 1961. Stats. 1975, Ch. 661, operative to interest accruing on or after January 1, 1976, substituted "1 percent" for "one-half of 1 percent." Stats. 1982, Ch. 5, First Extra Session, in effect May 27, 1982, substituted "adjusted . . . 19269" for "rate . . . month" before "from" in the first sentence. Stats. 1984, Ch. 1020, effective January 1, 1985, operative July 1, 1985, substituted "modified . . . month" for "adjusted annual rate," substituted "Section 6591.5" for "Section 19269." Stats. 1992, Ch. 1336, in effect January 1, 1993, substituted "from the 26th day . . . paid as follows:" for "from the due date for payment of the purchase for which the overpayment was made, but no refund or credit shall be made of any interest imposed upon the claimant with respect to the amount being refunded or credited. The interest shall be paid:" after "Section 6591.5" in the first paragraph; and substituted "25th" for "15th" in subdivision (a). Stats. 1996, Ch. 320, in effect January 1, 1997, deleted "or the date upon which the claim is certified to the State Board of Control, whichever date is the earlier" after "may be filed" in subdivision (a). Stats. 1997, Ch. 620 (SB 1102), in effect January 1, 1998, added ", if he or she has not already filed a claim," after "which the claimant" and added "or the date . . . date is earlier" after "may be filed" in subdivision (a).
1Chapter 3.5 was added to Part 13 by Stats. 1961, p. 2315, operative July 16, 1961.