California Tax Relief Available Due to Gas Leak
- Sales Tax News
- Feb 16, 2016 | Gail Cole
The methane pouring from the ongoing gas leak in Aliso Canyon, California, has created a State of Emergency and displaced thousands of residents. As a result, business owners and fee payers adversely affected by the leak are eligible for tax relief.
Filing extensions are available, as is relief from penalties and/or interest on some taxes and fees, including but not limited to the following:
- Alcoholic beverage tax
- Cigarette and tobacco product excise taxes
- Fuel taxes
- Sales and use taxes
According to California State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton, “Taxes are the last thing people should have to worry about at a time like this.” Additional information.
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