(a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), and notwithstanding any other law, “board” means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.

(b) Unless the context requires otherwise, as used in this code or any other code, “board,” with respect to an appeal, means the Office of Tax Appeals if the authority to handle appeals has been transferred from the State Board of Equalization to the Office of Tax Appeals pursuant to Part 9.5 (commencing with Section 15670) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

Terms Used In California Revenue and Taxation Code 20

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 20

(c) Unless the context requires otherwise, as used in this code or any other code, “board” means the State Board of Equalization where the State Board of Equalization has retained authority pursuant to subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 15600.

(d) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2017.

(Repealed (in Sec. 14) and added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 16, Sec. 15. (AB 102) Effective June 27, 2017. Section operative July 1, 2017, by its own provisions.)