40-25-14

Filing of monthly report and customs certificates.

Each and every wholesaler or jobber qualifying as such with the Department of Revenue shall be required to file a report between the first and twentieth of each month, covering the purchase or receipt by them of all tobacco products enumerated and defined herein during the preceding month. Said report shall give in detail the different kinds and quantities of tobacco products so purchased or received by them during the preceding month. The Department of Revenue shall furnish any person seeking to bring an action under Section 8-19-10 with information permitting the identification of a distributor which has affixed a stamp to a package of cigarettes in accordance with this section. In addition, between the first and twentieth of each month, each person licensed to affix the state tax stamp to cigarettes shall file with the Department of Revenue, for all cigarettes imported into the United States to which such person has affixed the Alabama revenue stamp in the preceding month, copies of the customs certificates with respect to such cigarettes required to be submitted by 19 U.S.C. §1681a(c). Any wholesaler or jobber failing or refusing to file the above report in the manner and time allowed shall be deemed a violator of this section and upon conviction shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500 for each offense.

(Acts 1935, No. 194, p. 256; Code 1940, T. 51, §727; Acts 1951, No. 296, p. 590, §2; Act 2002-496, p. 1276, §1.)

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