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A. Recomputation of Tax—Authority to Make—Basis of Recomputation. If the Director of Finance is not satisfied with the return or returns of the tax or the amount of the tax paid to the City by a TNC, he or she may compute and determine the amount required to be paid based upon the facts contained in the return or returns or upon any information within the Director of Finance’s possession or that may come into his or her possession. One or more deficiency determinations may be made of the amount due for one or more periods.

B. Penalties and Interest on Deficiency. Penalties and interest under Section 7.71.080 shall be applied to any additional amount of tax determined to be due in a deficiency determination under subdivision A of this section. Interest shall be calculated from the original due date of the additional amount of tax determined to be due.

C. Offsetting of Overpayments. In making a deficiency determination, the Director of Finance may offset overpayments for a period or periods against underpayments for another period or periods or against penalties and interest on the underpayments.

D. Notice of Director of Finance’s Determination—Service of. The Director of Finance shall give to the TNC written notice of the deficiency determination. The notice may be served personally or by certified mail, return receipt requested; if by certified mail, service shall be made by depositing the notice in the United States mail, in a sealed envelope with postage paid, addressed to the TNC at its business address as it appears in the records of the Director of Finance. In case of service by mail or any notice required by this chapter, the service is complete at the time of the deposit of the notice in the United States Post Office, without extension of time for any reason.

E. Time Within Which Notice of Deficiency Determination Is to Be Mailed. Except in the case of fraud, intent to evade this chapter or authorized rules and regulations, or failure to make a return, every notice of a deficiency determination shall be mailed within three years after the last day of the calendar month following the quarterly period for which the deficiency determination applies or within three years after the return for the period to which the deficiency determination applies was filed, whichever period expires later. The time to issue a notice of deficiency determination under this section shall be tolled during the pendency of an audit of a TNC under Section 7.71.120. (Ord. 7746-NS § 2, 2020)