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This subchapter is adopted to achieve the following, among other purposes, and directs that its provisions be interpreted in order to accomplish those purposes:
(A) To impose a retail transactions and use tax in accordance with the provisions of Part 1.6 (commencing with § 7251) of Division 2 of the Cal. Rev. & Tax. Code and § 7285.9 of Part 1.7 of Division 2 which authorizes the city to adopt this subchapter which becomes operative if more than 50% of the electors voting on the ballot measure vote to approve the imposition of the tax at an election called for that purpose.
(B) To adopt retail transactions and use tax regulations that incorporates provisions identical to those of the Sales and Use Tax Law of the State of California insofar as those provisions are not inconsistent with the requirements and limitations contained in Part 1.6 of Division 2 of the Cal. Rev. & Tax. Code.
(C) To adopt retail transactions and use tax regulations that imposes a tax and provides a measure therefore that can be administered and collected by the State Board of Equalization in a manner that adapts itself as fully as practicable to, and requires the least possible deviation from, the existing statutory and administrative procedures followed by the State Board of Equalization in administering and collecting the California State Sales and Use Taxes.
(D) To adopt a retail transactions and use tax ordinance that can be administered in a manner that will be, to the greatest degree possible, consistent with the provisions of Part 1.6 of Division 2 of the Cal. Rev. & Tax. Code, minimize the cost of collecting the transactions and use taxes, and at the same time, minimize the burden of record keeping upon persons subject to taxation under the provisions of this subchapter.
(‘81 Code, § 3.08.040) (Am. Ord. 1267, passed 12-2-16)