Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
 

Tax on Insurers Law

Chapter 3. All Insurance Other Than Ocean Marine.

Article 5. Prepayments*

Section 12258

Text of section operative through June 30, 2012

12258. Penalty and interest. (a) Any insurer or Medi-Cal managed care plan that fails to pay any prepayment within the time required shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the required prepayment, plus interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the due date of the prepayment until the date of payment but not for any period after the due date of the annual tax. Assessments of prepayment deficiencies may be made in the manner provided by deficiency assessments of the annual tax.

(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the prepayment due on September 1, 2011, shall be due no later than 30 days after the effective date of this act for a Medi-Cal managed care plan as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 12009.

(c) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2012, and, as of January 1, 2013, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that becomes operative on or before July 1, 2012, deletes or extends the dates on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.

History.—Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 661, operative to interest accruing on or after January 1, 1978, 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 first sentence. Stats. 1984, Ch. 1020, operative July 1, 1985, added "modified" before "adjusted", deleted "annual" before "rate", added "per month, or fraction thereof," before "established" and substituted "Section 6591.5" for "Section 19269" in the first sentence. Stats. 2009, Ch. 157 (AB 1422), in effect September 22, 2009, designated the first sentence as subdivision (a), added "or Medi-Cal managed care plan" after "Any insurer", and substituted "that" for "who" before "fails to pay any prepayment" in subdivision (a); and added subdivision (b). Stats. 2010, Ch. 717 (SB 853), in effect October 19, 2010, deleted former subdivision (b) which provided that "This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2011, and as of that date is repealed." and added the new subdivision (b). Stats. 2011, Ch. 11x1 (ABx1 21), in effect September 16, 2011, added subdivision (b); redesignated former subdivision (b) to be (c); and amended subdivision (c) by substituting "2012" for "2011" after "inoperative on July 1,", substituting "2013" for "2012" after "as of January 1,", and substituting "July" for "January" after "operative on or before".

Text of section operative July 1, 2012

12258. Penalty and interest. (a) Any insurer that fails to pay any prepayment within the time required shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the amount of the required prepayment, plus interest at the modified adjusted rate per month, or fraction thereof, established pursuant to Section 6591.5, from the due date of the prepayment until the date of payment but not for any period after the due date of the annual tax. Assessments of prepayment deficiencies may be made in the manner provided by deficiency assessments of the annual tax.

(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2012.

History.—Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 157 (AB 1422), in effect September 22, 2009, but operative January 1, 2011. Stats. 2010, Ch. 717 (SB 853), in effect October 19, 2010, substituted "July 1, 2011" for "January 1, 2011" after "operative on" in subdivision (b). Stats. 2011, Ch. 11x1 (ABx1 21), in effect September 16, 2011, substituted "2012" for "2011" after "operative on July 1," in subdivision (b).

* Article 5 was added by Stats. 1969, p. 1473, in effect August 14, 1969, operative January 1, 1970.