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Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 9704)
§ 9704. Principal and agent; joint and several liability
When in the opinion of the Commissioner it is necessary for the efficient administration of this chapter to treat any salesman, representative, peddler or canvasser as the agent of the vendor, distributor, supervisor, or employer under whom he or she operates or from whom he or she obtains tangible personal property sold by him or her or for whom he or she solicits business, the Commissioner may, in his or her discretion, treat such agent as the vendor jointly and severally responsible with the principal, distributor, supervisor, or employer for the collection and payment of the tax. (Added 1969, No. 144, § 1, eff. June 1, 1969; amended 1991, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 30, eff. May 7, 1992.)