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Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
Emergency Telephone Users Surcharge Law
CHAPTER 4. DETERMINATION OF SURCHARGE
Article 6. Interest and Penalties
41095. Interest and penalty. (a) Any person who fails to pay any surcharge to the state or any amount of surcharge required to be collected and paid to the state, except amounts of determinations made by the board under Article 3 (commencing with Section 41070) or Article 4 (commencing with Section 41080), within the time required shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the surcharge or amount of the surcharge or ten dollars ($10), whichever is greater, in addition to the surcharge or amount of surcharge, plus interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the date on which the surcharge or the amount of surcharge required to be collected became due and payable to the state until the date of payment.
(b) Any person who fails to file a return in accordance with the due date set forth in Section 41052 or the due date established by the board in accordance with Section 41052.1, shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the surcharge with respect to the period for which the return is required, or ten dollars ($10), whichever is greater.
(c) The penalties imposed by this section shall be limited to either 10 percent of the surcharge for which the return is required for any one return, or ten dollars ($10), whichever is greater.
History.—Stats. 1982, Ch. 5, First Extra Session, in effect May 27, 1982, substituted "adjusted . . . 19269" for "rate . . . thereof" before "from." Stats. 1984, Ch. 1020, operative July 1, 1985, deleted "of this chapter," after "Section 41080)," added "modified" before "adjusted," deleted "annual" before "rate," added "per month, or fraction thereof," before "established" and substituted "Section 6591.5," for "Section 19269". Stats. 2000, Ch. 923 (AB 2898), effective January 1, 2001, substituted "surcharge" for "tax" in subdivision (a), added subdivision (b) and (c).