CA Rev & Tax Code Section 24364

Notwithstanding Article 3 (commencing with Section 24421), all expenditures (other than expenditures for the purchase of land or depreciable property or for the acquisition of circulation through the purchase of any part of the business of another publisher of a newspaper, magazine, or other periodical) to establish, maintain, or increase the circulation of a newspaper, magazine, or other periodical shall be allowed as a deduction. However, the deduction shall not be allowed with respect to the portion of such expenditures as, under regulations prescribed by the Franchise Tax Board, is chargeable to capital account if the taxpayer elects, in accordance with those regulations, to treat that portion as so chargeable. The election, if made, shall be for the total amount of that portion of the expenditures which is so chargeable to capital account, and shall be binding for all subsequent taxable years unless, upon application by the taxpayer, the Franchise Tax Board permits a revocation of the election subject to such conditions as it deems necessary.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 24364’s source at ca​.gov