Form CDTFA-501-BWF "Marine Invasive Species Fee Return" - California

What Is Form CDTFA-501-BWF?

This is a legal form that was released by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration - a government authority operating within California. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on August 1, 2017;
  • The latest edition provided by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration;
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Download Form CDTFA-501-BWF "Marine Invasive Species Fee Return" - California

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STATE OF CALIFORNIA
CDTFA-501-BWF (FRONT) REV. 11 (8-17)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
CDTFA USE ONLY
MARINE INVASIVE SPECIES FEE RETURN
AUD
RA-B/A
REG
DUE ON OR BEFORE
FILE
RR-QS
REF
YOUR ACCOUNT NO.
[
]
FOID
EFF
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF
TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
RETURN PROCESSING BRANCH
PO BOX 942879
SACRAMENTO CA 94279-6151
READ INSTRUCTIONS
BEFORE PREPARING
GENERAL INFORMATION
Existing law authorizes the State Lands Commission to impose a fee on owners or operators of vessels for the purpose
of funding a program for the management of ballast water discharge. The California Department of Tax and Fee
Administration (CDTFA) is authorized to collect the fee for deposit into the Marine Invasive Species Control Fund. The
fee is due from the owner or operator of a vessel every time that vessel arrives at a California port from a port outside of
California.
FILING REQUIREMENTS
This return must be filed, and the fees paid to the CDTFA on or before the last day of the calendar month following the
end of the return reporting period. Schedule A must be completed to provide the information requested for each vessel
that arrived at a California port from a port outside of California during the reporting period.
FILING INSTRUCTIONS
Please complete Schedule A, attached. List, in date order, all vessels that arrived at a California port from a port outside
of California during the reporting period. Each such arrival is a voyage that is subject to the Marine Invasive Species
Fee. Enter the total number of voyages subject to the fee in Box A and carry that number forward to line 1 on the return.
Multiply line 1 by line 2 to determine the amount due.
Payments: To make your payment online, go to our website at
www.cdtfa.ca.gov
and select "Make a Payment." You
can also pay by credit card on our website, or by calling 1-855-292-8931. If paying by check or money order, be sure
to include your account number.
Round cents to the
nearest whole dollar
1. Number of vessel voyages subject to the Marine Invasive Species Fee for the month
1.
(from Box A on Schedule A)
2. Rate of fee per voyage
2.
$
$
3. Total amount due (multiply line 1 by amount shown on line 2)
3.
.00
4. Penalty [multiply line 3 by 10% (0.10) if payment is made after due date]
4.
$
PENALTY
5.
INTEREST: One month's interest is due on the total fee for each month or fraction of a month that payment
$
5.
INTEREST
is delayed after the due date. The adjusted monthly interest rate is
6. TOTAL AMOUNT DUE AND PAYABLE (add lines 3, 4, and 5)
$
6.
.00
If you need additional information, please contact the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, Return Processing Branch, P.O.
Box 942879, Sacramento, CA 94279-0088. You may also visit the CDTFA website at www.cdtfa.ca.gov or call the Customer Service Center
at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711); from the main menu, select the option Special Taxes and Fees.
EMAIL ADDRESS
I hereby certify that this return, including any accompanying schedules and statements, has been
examined by me and to the best of my knowledge and belief is a true, correct, and complete return.
SIGNATURE
PRINT NAME AND TITLE
TELEPHONE
DATE
(
)
Make check or money order payable to California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
Always write your account number on your check or money order. Make a copy of this document for your records.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
CDTFA-501-BWF (FRONT) REV. 11 (8-17)
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
CDTFA USE ONLY
MARINE INVASIVE SPECIES FEE RETURN
AUD
RA-B/A
REG
DUE ON OR BEFORE
FILE
RR-QS
REF
YOUR ACCOUNT NO.
[
]
FOID
EFF
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF
TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
RETURN PROCESSING BRANCH
PO BOX 942879
SACRAMENTO CA 94279-6151
READ INSTRUCTIONS
BEFORE PREPARING
GENERAL INFORMATION
Existing law authorizes the State Lands Commission to impose a fee on owners or operators of vessels for the purpose
of funding a program for the management of ballast water discharge. The California Department of Tax and Fee
Administration (CDTFA) is authorized to collect the fee for deposit into the Marine Invasive Species Control Fund. The
fee is due from the owner or operator of a vessel every time that vessel arrives at a California port from a port outside of
California.
FILING REQUIREMENTS
This return must be filed, and the fees paid to the CDTFA on or before the last day of the calendar month following the
end of the return reporting period. Schedule A must be completed to provide the information requested for each vessel
that arrived at a California port from a port outside of California during the reporting period.
FILING INSTRUCTIONS
Please complete Schedule A, attached. List, in date order, all vessels that arrived at a California port from a port outside
of California during the reporting period. Each such arrival is a voyage that is subject to the Marine Invasive Species
Fee. Enter the total number of voyages subject to the fee in Box A and carry that number forward to line 1 on the return.
Multiply line 1 by line 2 to determine the amount due.
Payments: To make your payment online, go to our website at
www.cdtfa.ca.gov
and select "Make a Payment." You
can also pay by credit card on our website, or by calling 1-855-292-8931. If paying by check or money order, be sure
to include your account number.
Round cents to the
nearest whole dollar
1. Number of vessel voyages subject to the Marine Invasive Species Fee for the month
1.
(from Box A on Schedule A)
2. Rate of fee per voyage
2.
$
$
3. Total amount due (multiply line 1 by amount shown on line 2)
3.
.00
4. Penalty [multiply line 3 by 10% (0.10) if payment is made after due date]
4.
$
PENALTY
5.
INTEREST: One month's interest is due on the total fee for each month or fraction of a month that payment
$
5.
INTEREST
is delayed after the due date. The adjusted monthly interest rate is
6. TOTAL AMOUNT DUE AND PAYABLE (add lines 3, 4, and 5)
$
6.
.00
If you need additional information, please contact the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, Return Processing Branch, P.O.
Box 942879, Sacramento, CA 94279-0088. You may also visit the CDTFA website at www.cdtfa.ca.gov or call the Customer Service Center
at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711); from the main menu, select the option Special Taxes and Fees.
EMAIL ADDRESS
I hereby certify that this return, including any accompanying schedules and statements, has been
examined by me and to the best of my knowledge and belief is a true, correct, and complete return.
SIGNATURE
PRINT NAME AND TITLE
TELEPHONE
DATE
(
)
Make check or money order payable to California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
Always write your account number on your check or money order. Make a copy of this document for your records.
CDTFA-501-BWF (BACK) REV. 11 (8-17)
SCHEDULE A - MARINE INVASIVE SPECIES FEE SCHEDULE
DATE OF
VESSEL NAME
LLOYD'S NUMBER
PORT OR PLACE OF
PORT PRIOR TO
ARRIVAL IN
ARRIVAL IN CALIFORNIA
ARRIVAL IN CALIFORNIA
CALIFORNIA
(First port or place only)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
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24.
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31.
32.
TOTAL VOYAGES
BOX A
Enter the total number of
voyages subject to the fee
and carry this amount to Line 1
on the front of the return.
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