Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law


Article 1 Returns and Payments

Section 32253

32253. Extension of time. (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the board for good cause may extend for not to exceed one month the time for making any report or paying any tax.

(b) (1) In the case of a disaster, the board, for a period not to exceed three months, may extend the time for making any report or return or paying any tax required under this part. The extension may be granted at any time provided a request therefor is filed with the board within or before the period for which the extension may be granted.

(2) For purposes of this section, "disaster" means fire, flood, storm, tidal wave, earthquake, or similar public calamity, whether or not resulting from natural causes.

(c) Any person to whom an extension is granted and who pays the tax within the period for which the extension is granted shall pay, in addition to the tax, interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the date the tax would have been due without the extension to the date of payment.

History.—Stats. 1963, p. 1440, in effect September 20, 1963, substituted "one month" for "30 days" and "one-half of 1 percent per month or fraction thereof" for "6 percent per annum." 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." Stats. 1984, Ch. 1020, effective January 1, 1985, operative July 1, 1985, substituted "modified . . . thereof" for "adjusted annual rate," substituted "Section 6591.5" for "Section 19269." History.—Stats. 2016, Ch. 257 (AB 1559), in effect September 9, 2016, lettered first paragraph as subdivision (a), substituted "Except as provided in subdivision (b), the" for "The" before "board for good cause"; added new subdivision (b); and lettered former last paragraph as subdivision (c).