assembly Bill A11123

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the tax imposed on the sale of certain tobacco products and the retail sale of vapor products

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Nov 06, 2020 referred to ways and means

A11123 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§471-b & 1181, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A678

A11123 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the tax imposed on the sale of certain tobacco products from 75% to 129% and increases the tax imposed on the retail sale of vapor products from 20% to 48%; makes conforming changes.

A11123 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   11123
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 6, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. L. Rosen-
   thal) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
 
 AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to increasing the  tax  imposed
   on the sale of tobacco products and the retail sale of vapor products
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 471-b of the tax law,  as  amended
 by  section 2 of part QQ-1 of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, paragraphs
 (a) and (b) as amended by section 18  and  paragraph  (c)  as  added  by
 section  19  of part D of chapter 134 of the laws of 2010, is amended to
 read as follows:
   1. There is hereby imposed and shall be paid  a  tax  on  all  tobacco
 products  possessed in this state by any person for sale, except that no
 tax shall be imposed on tobacco products sold under  such  circumstances
 that  this  state  is  without  power to impose such tax, or sold to the
 United States, or sold to or by a voluntary unincorporated  organization
 of  the armed forces of the United States operating a place for the sale
 of goods pursuant to regulations promulgated by the  appropriate  execu-
 tive  agency  of the United States, to the extent provided in such regu-
 lations and policy statements of  such  an  agency  applicable  to  such
 sales.
   (a)  Such tax on tobacco products other than [snuff and] little cigars
 shall be at the rate of [seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED  TWENTY-NINE  percent
 of the wholesale price, and is intended to be imposed only once upon the
 sale of any tobacco products other than [snuff and] little cigars.
   (b)  [Such  tax on snuff shall be at the rate of two dollars per ounce
 and a proportionate rate on any fractional parts of an  ounce,  provided
 that  cans or packages of snuff with a net weight of less than one ounce
 shall be taxed at the equivalent rate of cans or packages  weighing  one
 ounce.  Such  tax shall be computed based on the net weight as listed by
 the manufacturer, and is intended to be imposed only once upon the  sale
 of any snuff.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17370-02-0