2018 California Code
Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC
CHAPTER 3 - The Use Tax
ARTICLE 1 - Imposition of Tax
Section 6201.5.


(a) In addition to the taxes imposed by Section 6201 and any other provision of this part, an excise tax is hereby imposed on the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of tangible personal property purchased from any retailer at the rate of one-quarter of 1 percent of the sales price of the property.

(b) All revenues, net of refunds, received pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Fiscal Recovery Fund, as established pursuant to Section 99008 of the Government Code.

(c) Revenues received pursuant to this section accruing to the Fiscal Recovery Fund shall not be considered to be “State General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B” within the meaning of either Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution or Section 41202 of the Education Code.

(d) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2004, and shall cease to be operative on the first day of the first calendar quarter commencing more than 90 days following a notification to the board by the Director of Finance pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 99006 of the Government Code.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2003, 5th Ex. Sess., Ch. 2, Sec. 4.14. Effective December 12, 2003. Repealing and adding actions operative March 3, 2004, pursuant to Sec. 8 of Ch. 2. Section operative July 1, 2004, by its own provisions. Became inoperative on January 1, 2016, pursuant to its own provisions.)

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