Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2012
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 2. Assessment
Chapter 4. Assessment by State Board of Equalization Generally
Article 5. Property Statements*
834. Destruction of records. The board may destroy any documents containing information obtained from taxpayers when six years have elapsed since the lien date for the taxes for which that information was obtained. Those documents may be destroyed when three years have elapsed since the lien date if the documents have been microfilmed, microfiched, imaged, or otherwise preserved on a medium that provides access to the documents.
History.—Added by Stats. 1966, p. 669 (First Extra Session), in effect October 6, 1966. Stats. 1998, Ch. 583 (SB 1103), in effect January 1, 1999, substituted "six" for "seven" after "taxpayers when" and substituted "that" for "such" after "for which" in the first sentence, and added the second sentence.
* Article 5 heading was amended and renumbered by Stats. 1976, Ch. 877, p. 1994, in effect January 1, 1977.