Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2015
Rules For Tax Appeals
Chapter 2. Sales and Use Tax, Timber Yield Tax, and Special Taxes and Fees
ARTICLE 2A. PETITIONING NOTICES OF DETERMINATION AND NOTICES OF DEFICIENCY ASSESSMENT
5211. Limitation Period for Filing Petitions and Stay of Collection Activities.
(a) A petition for redetermination must be filed within 30 days from the date that the notice of determination or notice of deficiency assessment was mailed to the person, supplier, distributor, insurer, surplus line broker, user, or tax or fee payer against which the notice was issued.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), petitions for redetermination of determinations issued under Revenue and Taxation Code section 30173 (Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Law) must be filed within 10 days from the date that the notice of determination was mailed to the distributor.
(c) A determination contained within a notice of determination or notice of deficiency assessment becomes final if a petition for redetermination is not filed within the time periods provided for in subdivisions (a) and (b).
(d) A petition for redetermination is premature and not valid if it is filed before a notice of determination, notice of deficiency assessment, or notice of successor liability is issued. However, a premature petition for redetermination may be treated as an administrative protest under section 5220.
(e) The filing of a timely petition for redetermination will stay collection activities with regard to amounts contained in the notice of determination or notice of deficiency assessment being petitioned, until after the petition has been acted upon and the action becomes final.
Note: Authority cited: Government Code section 15606; Revenue and Taxation Code sections 7051, 8251, 9251, 13170, 30451, 32451, 38701, 40171, 41128, 43501, 45851, 46601, 50152, 55301, 60601.
Reference: Revenue and Taxation Code sections 6561, 7710, 8851, 12428, 30174, 30175, 30261, 32301, 38441, 40091, 41085, 43301, 45301, 46351, 50114, 55081, 60350.
History: 1. New section adopted 9-12-2007; effective 2-6-2008.