Sec. 61A-10.051 - Excise Tax Exemption, Reports

§ 61A-10.051. Excise Tax Exemption, Reports

Excise taxes imposed by Section 210.30, F.S., shall not apply to the following:

(1) Tobacco products sold at post exchanges, ship service stores, ship stores, slop chests, or other outlets to members of the armed services of the United States when such establishments are operated under the regulations of the Army, Navy, or Air Force of the United States; the United States Coast Guard; or NASA on such reservations in this state; however, it is unlawful for anyone, including members of the armed services of the United States, to purchase such tax-exempt tobacco products for resale within the State of Florida.

(2) Tobacco products shipped directly from the manufacturer or importer to facilities operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, located on lands solely owned by the United States government, for consumption by such inmates. Manufacturers or importers shipping such tobacco must notify the Division each month of the facility name and the quantity of tobacco products shipped.

(3) Each tobacco products wholesale dealer selling such tax-free tobacco products shall attach to the monthly report a copy of the invoice substantiating such tax-free sale. The invoice must be signed by a person authorized to receive such tax-free tobacco products. The name of any person authorized to receive and sign for such tax-free tobacco products must be submitted by the commanding officer of the military installation to the auditor supervisor for the district of the Division where the military installation is located.

(New 9-2-08.)

Specific Authority 210.55, 210.75 FS. Law Implemented U.S.C. Const. Art. VI cl. 2; 4 U.S.C. § 107; 14 U.S.C. §§ 1, 2; 42 U.S.C. §§ 2451, 2472; 210.30 FS.

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