Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017
Revenue and Taxation Code
Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 18.5. Timber Yield Tax
Chapter 7. Overpayments and Refunds
Article 3. Recovery of Erroneous Refunds
38621. Erroneous refunds; actions. (a) The Controller may recover any refund or part thereof that is erroneously made and any credit or part thereof that is erroneously allowed in an action brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the County of Sacramento in the name of the people of the State of California.
(b) As an alternative to subdivision (a), the board may recover any refund or part thereof that is erroneously made and any credit or part thereof that is erroneously allowed pursuant to this part. In recovering any erroneous refunds or credits, the board, in its discretion, may issue a deficiency determination in accordance with Article 2 (commencing with Section 38411) or Article 4 (commencing with Section 38431) of Chapter 5. Except in the case of fraud, the determination shall be made within three years from the date of the Controller's warrant or date of credit.
History.—Stats. 1999, Ch. 929 (AB 1638), in effect January 1, 2000, added subdivision letter designation (a) before first paragraph, and substituted "that" for "which" after "or part thereof" twice therein; and added subdivision (b).