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§ 5523.7. Witnesses.

18 CA ADC § 5523.7BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 18. Public Revenues
Division 2.1. State Board of Equalization - Rules for Tax Appeals
Chapter 5. General Procedures for Board Action
Article 2. Requirements for Scheduling Board Meetings and Hearings
Subarticle 3. Representation, Prehearing Documents, and Preparation for Hearing
18 CCR § 5523.7
§ 5523.7. Witnesses.
(a) Witnesses. The taxpayer and the Department may offer the testimony of any person who can provide relevant information concerning the matter, including representatives of the taxpayer and the Department who have knowledge concerning the facts at issue in the matter.
(b) If a witness refuses to testify or produce books, records, accounts, or papers pursuant to a Board issued subpoena, the Board may initiate contempt proceedings as provided in Government Code section 15614 to compel compliance. A person found guilty of contempt may be punished by a fine and imprisonment in the county jail.
(c) As part of the Response to Notice of Board Hearing, the parties should provide the Board Proceedings Division and the opposing party with the name and address of any witness who will testify, and a brief description of the purpose of their testimony, in advance of the hearing.
(d) The Board Chair may, at the Board Chair's discretion, direct any witness to testify under oath or affirmation, and any Board Member or party to a matter may request that any witness testify under oath or affirmation.
(e) Each party may cross-examine opposing witnesses. However, the Board will not compel witnesses to answer questions in any particular manner.
Note: Authority cited: Article XIII, Section 11, California Constitution; Sections 15606 and 15640, Government Code; and Sections 251, 1840, 7051, 8251, 9251, 11651, 13170, 30451, 32451, 38701, 40171, 41128, 43501, 45851, 46601, 50152, 55301 and 60601, Revenue and Taxation Code. Reference: Sections 15606 and 15640, Government Code; and Sections 254.5, 254.6, 742, 748, 1840, 5148, 6074, 6456, 6538, 6538.5, 6562, 6592, 6593, 6593.5, 6596, 6901, 6902, 6906, 6981, 7081, 7209, 7223, 7657, 7657.1, 7658, 7658.1, 7700, 7700.5, 7711, 8126, 8128, 8191, 8828, 8828.5, 8852, 8877, 8878, 8878.1, 8879, 9151, 9152, 9196, 12429, 12636, 12637, 12951, 12977, 12978, 12981, 15640, 18533, 19047, 19085, 19104, 19333, 19345, 20645, 30175, 30176, 30176.1, 30176.2, 30177, 30178, 30178.1, 30243, 30243.5, 30262, 30282, 30283, 30283.5, 30284, 30361, 30362, 30365, 30421, 32255, 32256, 32256.5, 32257, 32302, 32312, 32313, 32401, 32402, 32402.1, 32404, 32407, 32440, 38433, 38435, 38443, 38452, 38453, 38454, 38455, 38601, 38602, 38605, 38631, 40093, 40102, 40103, 40103.5, 40104, 40111, 40112, 40115, 40121, 41087, 41096, 41097, 41097.5, 41098, 41100, 41101, 41104, 41107, 43157, 43158, 43158.5, 43159, 43303, 43351, 43352, 43451, 43452, 43454, 43491, 45155, 45156, 45156.5, 45157, 45303, 45352, 45353, 45651, 45652, 45654, 45801, 46156, 46157, 46157.5, 46158, 46302, 46303, 46353, 46501, 46502, 46505, 46551, 50112.2, 50112.3, 50112.4, 50112.5, 50116, 50120.2, 50120.3, 50139, 50140, 50142, 50151, 55044, 55045, 55046, 55046.5, 55083, 55102, 55103, 55221, 55222, 55224, 55281, 60209, 60210, 60211, 60212, 60332, 60333, 60352, 60501, 60502, 60506, 60507, 60521, 60522 and 60581, Revenue and Taxation Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 1-7-2008; operative 2-6-2008 (Register 2008, No. 2).
This database is current through 5/22/20 Register 2020, No. 21
18 CCR § 5523.7, 18 CA ADC § 5523.7
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