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Chapter 3. Determinations

Article 1. Reports and Payments

Section 50112.2

50112.2. Reasonable cause for delay; penalty relief. (a) If the board finds that a person's failure to make a timely report or payment is due to reasonable cause and circumstances beyond the person's control, and occurred notwithstanding the exercise of ordinary care and the absence of willful neglect, the person may be relieved of the penalties provided by Sections 50112, 50112.7, and 50119.

(b) Except as provided in subdivision (c), any person seeking to be relieved of the penalty shall file with the board a statement, under penalty of perjury, setting forth the facts upon which he or she bases his or her claim for relief.

(c) The board shall establish criteria that provide for efficient resolution of requests for relief pursuant to this section.

History.—Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1366, in effect September 27, 1990. Stats. 1999, Ch. 929 (AB 1638), in effect January 1, 2000, substituted "Sections 50112 and 50119" for "Section 50112" after "penalty provided by" in subdivision (a) and deleted "provided by Section 50112" after "of the penalty" in subdivision (b). Stats. 2000, Ch. 1052 (AB 2898), in effect January 1, 2001, substituted "penalties" for "penalty" after "may be relieved of the" and added "50112.7" after "Sections 50112," in subdivision (a); substituted "Except as provided in subdivision (c), any" for "Any" before "person seeking to be relieved" in subdivision (b); and added subdivision (c).