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Taxpayer Waited Too Long, Can’t Get Refund of More Than $100,000 Seized by the FTB

 In The Appeal of C. Hyatt, there appeared to be no dispute that the Franchise Tax Board seized more than $100,000 from the appellant’s bank accounts based on what turned out to be false claims that he owed taxes for the 2011, 2012, and 2013 tax years. The taxpayer can’t get the money back, however, because he waited too long to file a claim for refund, the OTA ruled.

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