3-4-190  Interest on tax debts.
   A.   If a tax ordinance does not impose an interest charge for late payment, underpayment or nonpayment of the tax imposed by the ordinance, then (1) for all periods after December 31, 1991, and on or before December 31, 1999, an interest charge of one and one- quarter percent per month, or fraction thereof shall apply, and (2) for all periods after December 31, 1999, an interest charge of 12 percent per annum simple interest, calculated daily, based on a 365 day calendar year, shall apply.
   B.   Notwithstanding subsection A. of this section, if the department requests and obtains a taxpayer's or tax collector's written consent to extend the time to initiate or complete an audit of the taxpayer's or tax collector's books and records beyond the date when the statute of limitations would run on the department's right to issue a tax determination and assessment, then no interest shall accrue for the period by which the statute of limitations is extended.
   C.   (1)   Notwithstanding subsection A. of this section, if a hearing is held pursuant to Section 3-4-340 in connection with a tax determination and assessment, and a final assessment is not issued within 90 days of the latest of the following:
         (a)   the conclusion of the hearing;
         (b)   the latest date (including extensions) on which any motion, brief or memorandum became due;
         (c)   the latest date on which the protesting party filed any motion, brief or memorandum; or
         (d)   the date on which the transcript of the hearing is delivered to the department, then no interest shall accrue on the tax liability from the end of the applicable 90-day period to the date that the final assessment is issued.
      (2)   During any period that interest is tolled pursuant to this Subsection C., the department of administrative hearings shall transmit to the comptroller on a monthly basis a written report setting forth the status of the administrative law officer's decision.
(Added Coun. J. 11-14-91, p. 7458; Amend Coun. J. 11-10-94, p. 59125; Amend Coun. J. 7-10-96, p. 24982; Amend Coun. J. 11-12-97, p. 56813; Amend Coun. J. 4-29-98, p. 66564; Amend Coun. J. 5-12-99, p. 106; Amend Coun. J. 11-17-99, p. 18040, § 1.2; Amend Coun. J. 3-31-04, p. 20916, § 3.5; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-11, p. 13798, Art. I, § 3)