Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 9. Corrections, Cancellations, and Refunds

Chapter 4. Cancellations

Article 5. Cancellation of Taxes on Exempt Property*

Section 5090

5090. Taxes not subject to cancellation. (a) If taxes, penalties, and costs that are not subject to cancellation pursuant to this article are unpaid at the time set for the declaration of default of property on the secured roll, they shall be transferred to the unsecured roll pursuant to Section 2921.5, and collected as provided therein.

(b) The statute of limitations on any suit brought to collect taxes, penalties, and costs transferred to the unsecured roll commences to run on the date of transfer, which date shall be entered on the unsecured roll by the auditor opposite the name of the assessee at the time the transfer is made.

(c) The amount of taxes, penalties, and costs collectible on the unsecured roll from a public entity pursuant to this article shall not exceed the amount paid for the property or awarded in the proceeding.

(d) The person from whom the property was acquired is liable to the public entity that acquired the property for any taxes, penalties, and costs collected on the unsecured roll from the public entity.

History.—Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 31, effective January 1, 1980; Stats. 1985, Ch. 316, effective January 1, 1986, substituted "declaration of default" for "sale" after "set for the" deleted "to the state" after "secured roll" in subdivision (a).

* Article 5 was added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 31, in effect January 1, 1980.