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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 205 : Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

Subchapter 003 : Stamp Tax

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 7772)
  • § 7772. Form and sale of stamps

    (a) The Commissioner shall secure stamps of such designs and denominations as he or she shall prescribe to be affixed to packages of cigarettes as evidence of the payment to the tax imposed by this chapter. The Commissioner shall sell such stamps to licensed wholesale dealers at a discount of two and three-tenths percent of their face value for payment at time of sale.

    (b) At the purchaser’s request, the Commissioner may sell stamps to be affixed to packages of cigarettes as evidence of the payment to the tax imposed by this chapter to licensed wholesale dealers for payment within 10 days, at a discount of one and five-tenths percent of their face value if timely paid. In determining whether to sell stamps for payment within 10 days, the Commissioner shall consider the credit history of the dealer and the filing and payment history, with respect to any tax administered by the Commissioner, of the dealer or any individual, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity with which the dealer is or was associated as principal, partner, officer, director, employee, agent, or incorporator.

    (c) The Commissioner shall keep accurate records of all stamps sold to each wholesale dealer and shall pay over all receipts from the sale of stamps to the State Treasurer. (Amended 1959, No. 243, § 3; 1963, No. 226, § 3, eff. July 3, 1963; 1965, No. 131, § 2; 1981, No. 31, § 9; 1983, No. 2 (Sp. Sess.), § 4, eff. July 28, 1983; 2001, No. 140 (Adj. Sess.), § 37; 2013, No. 73, § 9, eff. June 5, 2013; 2015, No. 57, § 75, eff. June 11, 2015.)