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Chapter 6. Administration

Article 2. The California Taxpayers' Bill of Rights*

Section 50156.12

50156.12. Release of levy. (a) The board shall release any levy or notice to withhold issued pursuant to this part on any property in the event that the expense of the sale process exceeds the liability for which the levy is made.

(b) The Taxpayers' Rights Advocate may order the release of any levy or notice to withhold issued pursuant to this part or, within 90 days from the receipt of funds pursuant to a levy or notice to withhold, order the return of any amount up to one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) of moneys received, upon his or her finding that the levy or notice to withhold threatens the health or welfare of the feepayer or his or her spouse and dependents or family.

(c) The board shall not sell any seized property until it has first notified the fee payer in writing of the exemptions from levy under Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 703.010) of Division 2 of Title 9 of Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(d) This section shall not apply to the seizure of any property as a result of a jeopardy assessment.

History.—Stats. 1993, Ch. 589, in effect January 1, 1994, added "of Division 2" after "703.010)" and added "Part 2 of" after "Title 9 of" in subdivision (b). Stats. 1995, Ch. 555, in effect January 1, 1996, substituted "that the" for "of any of the following: (1) The" after "in the event" in subdivision (a); substituted subdivision letter (b) for paragraph number (2) and substituted "may order the . . . of moneys received," for "orders the release of the levy or notice to withhold" after "Taxpayers' Rights Advocate", and substituted "feepayer" for "fee payer" after "welfare of the", in subdivision (b); and relettered former subdivisions (b) and (c) as (c) and (d), respectively.

* Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 438, in effect January 1, 1993.