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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 205 : CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Subchapter 004 : TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 7821)
  • § 7821. Criminal penalties

    Any person who shall fail, neglect, or refuse to comply with or shall violate the provisions of this chapter relating to the tax on tobacco products or the rules and regulations adopted by the Commissioner under this chapter relating to such tax shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction for a first offense shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $250.00 or to be imprisoned for not more than 60 days, or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court; and for a second or subsequent offense shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $250.00 nor more than $500.00, or be imprisoned for not more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. This section shall not apply to violations of sections 7731-7734 and 7776 of this title. (Added 1959, No. 231, § 7; amended 2015, No. 57, § 82, eff. June 11, 2015.)