Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
 

Additional Local Taxes

CHAPTER 3.5. LOCAL PUBLIC FINANCE

SECTION 7288.4

7288.4. Election provisions. (a) A local public finance authority may exercise all powers necessary to perform the collection, administration, and allocation duties with respect to the transactions and use tax in a manner consistent with Part 1.6 (commencing with Section 7251).

(b) With respect to the approval by the voters of an ordinance specified in Section 7288.3, if the ordinance so requests, the county shall call a special election for that purpose to be held on a date not less than 88 nor more than 103 days after the ordinance is adopted by the board of directors of the local public finance authority.

(c) The county shall be reimbursed by the local public finance authority for all costs of conducting elections for purposes of imposing a transactions and use tax pursuant to this chapter. In the event the ordinance imposing the tax is adopted by the voters, the costs of conducting the election may be reimbursed from the proceeds of the tax. In the event the ordinance imposing the tax is not adopted by the voters, the costs of conducting the election shall be reimbursed by the local agencies within the county in proportion to the revenues each agency would have received if the ordinance had been adopted, during the first year following adoption of the ordinance.

(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the imposition and collection of any tax approved by the voters at an election held pursuant to this chapter shall commence no sooner than the first day of the first calendar quarter commencing more than 90 days after the election results are certified by the county registrar.

* Chapter 3.5 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 14 and 1024, in effect January 1, 1992.