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(a) Any amounts refunded prior to entry of a final judgment in a judicial proceeding shall bear interest at the rate for prejudgment interest on refunds of local taxes or fees provided by Section 3287(c) of the California Civil Code, as amended from time to time, and shall be computed from the date of payment to the date of refund.
(b) If the Controller offsets overpayments for a period or periods against another liability or liabilities currently owed to the City, or against penalties or interest on the other liability or liabilities currently owed to the City, the taxpayer will be credited with interest on the amount so applied at the rate of interest set forth above, computed from the date of payment.
(c) If a taxpayer elects to apply all or part of an overpayment of the business registration fee in Article 12, the payroll expense tax in Article 12-A, the gross receipts tax in Article 12-A-1 (including the tax on administrative office business activities under Section 953.8 of Article 12-A-1), the sugary drinks distributor tax in Article 8, the Early Care and Education Commercial Rents Tax in Article 21, the Homelessness Gross Receipts Tax in Article 28 (including the homelessness administrative office tax under Section 2804(d) of Article 28), or the Cannabis Business Tax in Article 30 as a credit against the taxpayer’s immediately succeeding payment or payments due of any of these several tax types, the taxpayer will not be credited with interest on the amount so applied.
(Added by Ord. 18-98, App. 1/16/98; amended by Ord. 26-04, File No. 031990, App. 2/19/2004; Ord. 291-10, File No. 101099, App. 11/18/2010; Ord. 154-15 , File No. 150730, App. 8/6/2015, Eff. 9/5/2015; Ord. 26-17, File No. 161264, App. 2/10/2017, Eff. 3/12/2017; Ord. 12-18, File No. 171155, App. 2/1/2018, Eff. 3/4/2018; Ord. 235-18, File No. 180753, App. 10/12/2018, Eff. 11/12/2018, Oper. 1/1/2019; Ord. 69-19, File No. 181110, App. 4/19/2019, Eff. 5/20/2019, Retro. 1/1/2019; Ord. 277-19, App. 11/27/2019, Eff. 12/28/2019, Oper. 1/1/2020; Ord. 207-20, File No. 200759, App. 10/9/2020, Eff. 11/9/2020)