Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2012
 

Tax on Insurers Law

Chapter 5. Payment and Collection.

Article 2. Interest and Penalties*

Section 12632

Text of section operative through June 30, deletion2012

12632. Deficiency assessment; interest and penalty. (a) An insurer or Medi-Cal managed care plan that fails to pay any deficiency assessment when it becomes due and payable shall, in addition to the deficiency assessment, pay a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the deficiency assessment, exclusive of interest and penalties. The amount of any deficiency assessment, exclusive of penalties, shall bear interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the date on which the amount, or any portion thereof, would have been payable if properly reported and assessed until the date of payment.

(b) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, deletion2012, and, as of January 1, deletion2013, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that becomes operative on or before deletionJuly 1, 2012, deletes or extends the dates on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.

History.—Added by Stats. 1961, p. 1988, operative January 1, 1962. Stats. 1969, p. 1476, in effect August 14, 1969, operative January 1, 1970, substituted "the date on which" for "June 15th of the year in which". 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 . . . thereof" before "from" in the second sentence. Stats. 1984, Ch. 1020, operative July 1, 1985, 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. 2009, Ch. 157 (AB 1422), in effect September 22, 2009, designated the first paragraph as subdivision (a), added "or Medi-Cal managed care plan" after "An insurer", and substituted "that" for "who" before "fails to pay any deficiency assessment" in subdivision (a); and added subdivision (b). Stats. 2010, Ch. 717 (SB 853), in effect October 19, 2010, deleted former subdivision (b) which provided that "This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2011, and as of that date is repealed." and added the new subdivision (b). Stats. 2011, Ch. 11x1 (ABx1 21), in effect September 16, 2011, substituted "2012" for "2011" after "inoperative on July 1,", substituted "2013" for "2012" after "as of January 1,", substituted "July" for "January" after "operative on or before" in subdivision (b).

Text of section operative July 1, deletion2012

12632. Deficiency assessment; interest and penalty. (a) An insurer that fails to pay any deficiency assessment when it becomes due and payable shall, in addition to the deficiency assessment, pay a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the deficiency assessment, exclusive of interest and penalties. The amount of any deficiency assessment, exclusive of penalties, shall bear interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the date on which the amount, or any portion thereof, would have been payable if properly reported and assessed until the date of payment.

(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, deletion2012.

History.—Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 157 (AB 1422), in effect September 22, 2009, but operative January 1, 2011. Stats. 2010, Ch. 717 (SB 853), in effect October 19, 2010, substituted "July 1, 2011" for "January 1, 2011" after "operative on" in subdivision (b). Stats. 2011, Ch. 11x1 (ABx1 21), in effect September 16, 2011, substituted "2012" for "2011" after "operative on July 1," in subdivision (b).

* Former Article 2, Suits for Taxes, was renumbered as Article 3 by Stats. 1961, p. 1988, operative January 1, 1962.