Bill Status of HB0552 94th General Assembly
Short Description: CIGARETTES & TOBACCO-BAD DEBTS
Rep. William B. Black
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cigarette Tax Act, the Cigarette Use Tax Act, and the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2006, a distributor may deduct the amount of bad debts from the tax imposed under these Acts. Provides that "bad debt" means the taxes attributable to any portion of a debt owed to the distributor that is related to a sale of cigarettes or tobacco products subject to tax under these Acts, that is not otherwise deductible or excludable, that has become worthless or uncollectible, and that meets other criteria. Effective immediately.