California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 17053.6

CA Rev & Tax Code § 17053.6 (2017)  

(a) There shall be allowed as a credit against the “net tax” (as defined by Section 17039) an amount equal to 10 percent of the amount of wages paid or incurred during the taxable year to each prisoner who is employed in a joint venture program established pursuant to Article 1.5 of Chapter 5 of Title 1 of Part 3 of the Penal Code, through agreement with the Director of Corrections.

(b) The Department of Corrections shall forward annually to the Franchise Tax Board a list of all employers certified by the Department of Corrections as active participants in a joint venture program pursuant to Article 1.5 (commencing with Section 2717.1) of Chapter 5 of Title 1 of Part 3 of the Penal Code. The list shall include the certified participant’s federal employer identification number.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, Ch. 472, Sec. 6. Effective October 2, 1991. Note: This section was added on Nov. 6, 1990, by initiative Prop. 139 (the Prison Inmate Labor Initiative of 1990).)

Last modified: October 25, 2018