Except as otherwise provided in section 42-1127, subsection F and section 42-3452, subsection B, for the purpose of proper administration and to prevent evasion of the taxes imposed by this chapter, until the contrary is established, it is presumed that cigarettes that are sold, distributed, used or consumed by a person in this state, but not placed in packages or containers on which official tax stamps are affixed, are intended for first sale by the person and are subject to the taxes imposed by this chapter.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 42-3453

  • affixed: include imprinting tax meter stamps on packages and individual containers as authorized by the department. See Arizona Laws 42-3001
  • First sale: means the initial sale or distribution in intrastate commerce or the initial use or consumption of cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco or other tobacco products. See Arizona Laws 42-3001
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, corporation, municipal corporation, estate, trust, club, society or other group or combination acting as a unit, and the plural as well as the singular number. See Arizona Laws 42-3001