Section 45-3-244.01


Published: 2015

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Section 45-3-244.01

Section 45-3-244.01County privilege, license, or excise tax - Purpose and intent.

Upon adoption of a resolution by the Barbour County Commission, every person, firm, corporation, club, or association that sells, stores, or receives for the purpose in Barbour County, any cigarettes, cigars, snuff, smoking tobacco and like tobacco products shall add the amount of the license or privilege tax levied and assessed herein to the price of the cigarettes, cigars, snuff, smoking tobacco products, it being the purpose and intent of this provision that the tax levied is, in fact, a levy on the consumer with the person, firm, corporation, club, or association, who sells or stores or receives for the purpose of distributing the cigarettes, cigars, snuff, smoking tobacco products, acting merely as agent for the collection of the tax. The dealer, storer, or distributor shall state the amount of the tax separately from the price of the cigarettes, cigars, snuff, smoking tobacco, and like tobacco products, on all price display signs, sales or delivery slips, bills and statements which advertise or indicate the price of the cigarettes, cigars, snuff, smoking tobacco, and like tobacco products.

(Act 90-605, p. 1112, §2.)