2014 California Code
Business and Professions Code - BPC
CHAPTER 14 - Tax Preparers

CA Bus & Prof Code § 22257 (2014) What's This?

(a) If a tax preparer fails to perform a duty specifically imposed upon him or her pursuant to this chapter, any person may maintain an action for enforcement of those duties or to recover a civil penalty in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000), or for both enforcement and recovery.

(b) In an action to enforce these duties or to recover civil penalties, or for both enforcement and recovery, the prevailing plaintiff shall be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, in addition to the civil penalties provided under subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1137, Sec. 51. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative July 1, 1997, by Sec. 54 of Ch. 1137. Repealed as of January 1, 2019, pursuant to Section 22259.)

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