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Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 3. Income Tax

§ 58.1-347. Penalty for failure to file income tax returns in time.

All individual or fiduciary income tax returns required by law to be filed with the commissioner of the revenue shall be filed with the commissioner of the revenue within the time required by this chapter, unless the time for filing such returns is extended by the Department. Upon all returns on which tax is due, filed with or assessed by the commissioner of the revenue after the time herein prescribed for the filing of returns, the commissioner of the revenue shall assess a penalty equal to six percent of the amount of taxes assessable thereon if the failure is for not more than one month, with an additional six percent for each additional month or fraction thereof during which such failure to file continues, not exceeding thirty percent in the aggregate. Such penalty shall be collected in the same manner as is provided by law for the collection of other taxes.

Code 1950, § 58-151.073; 1971, Ex. Sess., c. 171; 1974, c. 178; 1984, c. 675; 1989, cc. 629, 642; 1991, cc. 316, 331.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.