Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017
 

Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Law

CHAPTER 4. DETERMINATIONS.

Article 1. Reports and Payments

Section 30185

30185. Extension of time. (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) and otherwise provided in Section 30172, the board for good cause may extend for not to exceed one month the time for making any report or return or paying any amount of tax required under this part. The extension may be granted at any time provided a request therefor is filed with the board within or prior to the period for which the extension may be granted.

(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 pursuant to this section shall pay, in addition to the amount of tax, interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5 from the date on which the amount of tax would have been due without the extension to the date of payment.

History.—Stats. 1963, p. 1440, in effect September 20, 1963, added the reference to § 30172 and substituted "one month" for "30 days." 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 paragraph. 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." Stats. 1989, Ch. 634, in effect September 21, 1989, added "or return" after "report" in first paragraph. Stats. 2016, Ch. 257 (AB 1559), in effect September 9, 2016, lettered first paragraph as subdivision (a) and added "provided in subdivision (b) and" after "Except as" in the first sentence of subdivision (a); added new subdivision (b); and lettered former last paragraph as subdivision (c).