The City of Los Angeles announced a tax amenesty program for qualified taxpayers owing Business, Utility Users Taxes (Telephone, Electricity, Gas), Commercial Tenant’s Occupancy, Transient Occupancy, and /or Parking Occupancy Taxes. The amnesty program is being administered by the City of Los Angeles Office of Finance from September 1, 2013 to December 2, 2013 and allows taxpayers to resolve outstanding balances without penalties.

To qualify, all of the following requirements must be met between September 1, 2013 and December 2, 2013:

  • All principal, interest, and fees must be paid
  • A taxpayer must sign and return the Tax Amnesty Billing notice
  • If unregistered, a business must complete, sign, and return a Tax Amnesty application

Participating taxpayers that are currently registered with the Office of Finance and have received a bill for outstanding taxes may file for amnesty and pay their bill online by accessing finance.lacity.org/amnesty and utilizing the Amnesty Online Bill Pay.

Following the amnesty period, the Office of Finance will vigorously pursue a range of enforcement actions, as applicable.