(a) (1) The Franchise Tax Board shall impose a penalty of two thousand dollars ($2,000) per taxable year whenever an entity described in paragraph (2) is doing business in this state, within the meaning of Section 23101, and fails to make and file a return as required by this part, within 60 days after the Franchise Tax Board sends the taxpayer a notice and demand to file the required tax return, unless the failure is due to reasonable cause and not willful neglect.
(2) (A) A foreign corporation or a foreign limited liability company that fails to qualify to do business in this state or whose powers, rights, and privileges have been forfeited.
(B) A domestic corporation or a domestic limited liability company that has been suspended.
(b) The penalty shall be in addition to any other penalty that may be due under this part.
(Repealed and added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 313, Sec. 3. (AB 318) Effective January 1, 2013.)
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