Section 45-17-242.01


Published: 2015

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Section 45-17-242.01

Section 45-17-242.01Levy of tax.

The county governing body shall declare the result of the election, and if a majority of the electors voting on the question have voted in favor of such special tax, the county governing body may by ordinance or resolution levy, in addition to all other taxes of every kind now imposed by law, a county privilege or excise tax in the following amounts for the sale, storage, or delivery of the following named tobacco and tobacco products:



(1) Two cents ($0.02) for each package of cigarettes, made of tobacco or any substitute therefor.



(2) One cent ($0.01) for each cigar of any description made of tobacco or any substitute therefor.



(3) One cent ($0.01) for each sack, can, package, or other container of smoking tobacco, including granulated, plug cut, crimp cut, ready rubbed, and other kinds and forms of tobacco which is prepared in such manner as to be suitable for smoking in a pipe or cigarette.



(4) One cent ($0.01) for each sack, plug, package, or other container of chewing tobacco, which tobacco is prepared in such manner as to be suitable for chewing only and not suitable for smoking as described in subdivision (3).



(5) One cent ($0.01) for each can, bottle, glass, tumbler, package, or other container of snuff made of tobacco or any substitute therefor.



(6) Five cents ($0.05) for each package or other container of little cigars made of tobacco or any substitute therefor.

(Acts 1957, No. 243, p. 308, §2; Act 94-398, p. 655, §1.)