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Chapter 3. Determinations
Article 1. Returns and Payments
46154. Penalties. (a) Any person who fails to pay any fee to the state or any amount of fee required to be collected and paid to the state, except amounts of determinations made by the board under Article 2 (commencing with Section 46201) or Article 3 (commencing with Section 46251), within the time required shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the fee or amount of fee, in addition to the fee or amount of fee, plus interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the date on which the fee or the amount of fee required to be collected became due and payable to the state until the date of payment.
(b) Any feepayer who fails to file a return in accordance with the due date set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 46151 or the due date established by the board in accordance with Section 46152, shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the fee with respect to the period for which the return is required.
(c) The penalties imposed by this section shall be limited to a maximum of 10 percent of the fee for which the return is required for any one return.
History.—Stats. 2000, Ch. 923 (AB 2894), in effect January 1, 2001, substituted "Any person who fails to pay any fee to the state . . . became due and payable to the state until the date of payment" for "If the fee is not paid to the board within the time prescribed for the payment of the fee a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the fee shall be added thereto on account of the delinquency" in subdivision (a); added subdivisions (b) and (c).