Laws, Regulations & Annotations


Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2021

Sales And Use Tax Law


Article 2. Deficiency Determinations

Section 6487.07

6487.07. Deficiency determinations; unregistered retailers using marketplace facilitators. (a) Notwithstanding Section 6487, a deficiency determination may be issued to a qualifying retailer only for those liabilities arising under this part for sales made on and after April 1, 2016.

(b) For purposes of this section, a “qualifying retailer” is a retailer that meets all of the following conditions:

(1) The retailer is not registered or has not registered with the department under this part prior to December 1, 2018.

(2) The retailer had not filed sales or use tax returns or made sales or use tax payments prior to being contacted by the department.

(3) The retailer voluntarily registers under Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 6051) or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 6201), as applicable, files completed tax returns for all tax reporting periods for which a determination may be issued under this section, within 90 days after the effective date of this act, and pays in full the taxes due or applies for an installment agreement, but only if final payment under the terms of that installment payment agreement is paid no later than December 31, 2021.

(4) The retailer is or was engaged in business in this state solely because the retailer used a marketplace facilitator, as defined in Section 6041, to facilitate sales for delivery in this state and the marketplace facilitator stored the retailer’s inventory in this state.

(c) A qualifying retailer shall be relieved of the penalties imposed pursuant to this part with respect to sales made from April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2019, inclusive.

History—Added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 34 (SB 92), in effect June 27, 2019, operative October 1, 2019.