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Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2024
 

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration

Title 18. Public Revenues
Division 5. California Department of Tax and Fee Administration

Chapter 1. Appeals

Article 3. Claims for Refund

Rule 35044

35044. Credits and Offsets May Reduce a Refund.

Reference: Sections 6483, 6512, 6901, 8126, 8778, 8802, 9151, 30176, 30176.1, 30176.2, 30177, 30203, 30222, 30361, 38413, 38422, 38601, 40073, 40082, 40111, 41072, 41081, 41100, 43201, 43451, 45201, 45651, 46201, 46252, 46501, 50113, 50139, 55061, 55221, 60508, 60508.3 and 60521, Revenue and Taxation Code.

(a) The amount shown as a refund on a notice of refund is the amount due to the claimant. However, that amount will not be paid directly to the claimant if it is subject to being credited or offset against other amounts owed by the claimant, which are then due and payable to CDTFA or to any other state agency with whom CDTFA has a memorandum of understanding for such purpose.

(b) Any portion of a claimant’s refund remaining after the refund has been credited or offset against other amounts that are then due and payable from the claimant will be refunded and paid to the claimant.

(c) Diesel Fuel Tax Law. Credits claimed on a return in lieu of claiming a refund under Revenue and Taxation Code sections 60501 and 60502 are not subject to subdivision (a).

History—New regulation filed March 19, 2018, as an emergency; effective and operative March 19, 2018. Regulation refiled September 17, 2018, as an emergency; effective and operative September 17, 2018. Regulation refiled December 17, 2018, as an emergency; effective and operative December 17, 2018. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL on February 20, 2019 and filed March 19, 2019. (The regulation incorporates provisions from regulation 5238 in division 2.1.)

Note.—Authority cited: Sections 15570.40 and 15606, Government Code; Section 25215.74, Health and Safety Code; Sections 7051, 8251, 9251, 30451, 34013, 38701, 40171, 41128, 42020, 42103, 43501, 45851, 46601, 50152, 55301 and 60601, Revenue and Taxation Code.