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Chapter 6. Administration

Article 2. The California Taxpayers' Bill of Rights*

Section 46625

46625. Claim for reimbursement of bank charges by taxpayer.(a) A feepayer may file a claim with the board for reimbursement of bank charges and any other reasonable third-party check charge fees that are incurred by the feepayer as the direct result of an erroneous levy or notice to withhold, erroneous processing action, or erroneous collection action by the board. Bank and third-party charges include a financial institution's or third party's customary charge for complying with either a levy or instructions in a notice to withhold, and reasonable charges for overdrafts that are a direct consequence of the erroneous levy or notice to withhold, erroneous processing action, or erroneous collection action. Bank charges include only those charges that are paid by the feepayer and not waiveddeletion or reimbursed by the financial institution or third party. Each claimant applying for reimbursement pursuant to this section shall file a claim with the board that shall be in the form as may be prescribed by the board. The board shall not grant a claim unless it determines that both of the following conditions have been satisfied:

(1) The erroneous levy or notice to withhold, erroneous processing action, or erroneous collection actiondeletion was caused by board error.

(2) Prior to the erroneous levy or notice to withhold, erroneous processing action, or erroneous collection action the feepayer responded to all contacts by the board and provided the board with any requested information or documentationdeletion sufficient to establish the feepayer's position. deletionThis provision may be waived by the board for reasonable cause.

(b) Claims pursuant to this section shall be filed within 90 days from thedeletionthe bank and third-party charges were incurred by the feepayer. The board shall respond to a claim filed pursuant to this section within 30 days of receipt. If the board denies a claim, the deletionfeepayer shall be notified in writing of the reason or reasons for denial.

History.—Stats. 2001, Ch. 543 (SB 1185), added "and any other . . . check charge fees" after "of bank charges" in subdivision (a), added "and third party" prior to "charges include a" in subdivision (a), added "or third party's" after "a financial institution's" in subdivision (a), added "or third party" after "the financial institution" in subdivision (a), effective January 1, 2002. Stats. 2013, Ch. 253 (SB 442), in effect January 1, 2014, added ", erroneous processing action, or erroneous collection action" after "erroneous levy or notice to withhold" throughout the section; substituted "or reimbursed" for "for reimbursement" after "feepayer and not waived" in, substituted "was caused by" for "resulted from" after ", or erroneous collection action" in paragraph (1) of, and added "erroneous" after "Prior to the" and deleted "that was" after "documentation" in the first sentence of paragraph (2) of, and substituted "This provision” for "The requirement of this paragraph" in the last sentence of paragraph (2) of, subdivision (a); substituted "the bank and third-party charges were incurred by the feepayer" for "of the levy or notice to withhold that is asserted to be erroneous" after "90 days from the date” in the first sentence of, and substituted "feepayer" for "taxpayer" after "denies a claim, the" in the third sentence of, subdivision (b).

* Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 497, in effect January 1, 1996.