2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 12 - Taxation
Chapter 211a - Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgical Centers Taxes
Section 12-263c - Failure to pay tax when due. Penalty. Waiver. Withholding of amounts payable by Department of Social Services.
(a) If any hospital fails to pay the amount of tax reported to be due on its return within the time specified under the provisions of section 12-263b, there shall be imposed a penalty equal to ten per cent of such amount due and unpaid, or fifty dollars, whichever is greater. The tax shall bear interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof, from the due date of such tax until the date of payment.
(b) If any hospital has not made its return within one month after the time specified in section 12-263b, the Commissioner of Revenue Services may make such return at any time thereafter, according to the best information obtainable and according to the form prescribed. To the tax imposed upon the basis of such return, there shall be added an amount equal to ten per cent of such tax, or fifty dollars, whichever is greater. The tax shall bear interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof, from the due date of such tax until the date of payment.
(c) Subject to the provisions of section 12-3a, the commissioner may waive all or part of the penalties provided under this section when it is proven to his satisfaction that the failure to pay any tax on time was due to reasonable cause and was not intentional or due to neglect.
(d) The commissioner shall notify the Commissioner of Social Services of any amount delinquent under sections 12-263a to 12-263e, inclusive, and, upon receipt of such notice, the Commissioner of Social Services shall deduct and withhold such amount from amounts otherwise payable by the Department of Social Services to the delinquent hospital.
(P.A. 94-9, S. 23, 41; P.A. 95-359, S. 11, 19; P.A. 11-6, S. 147.)
History: P.A. 94-9 effective April 1, 1994; P.A. 95-359 amended Subsecs. (a) and (b) to change interest rate from 1.66% to 1%, effective July 1, 1995, and applicable to taxes due and owing on or after that date; P.A. 11-6 added Subsec. (d) re notice to Commissioner of Social Services of delinquent amounts, effective July 1, 2011, and applicable to calendar quarters commencing on or after that date.
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