A. The department shall redeem unused or spoiled Arizona tax stamps that a distributor presents for redemption if those stamps are unaffixed and purchased within two years of the date of the request for redemption and shall pay for them from monies collected under this chapter.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 42-3460

  • Department: means the department of revenue. See Arizona Laws 42-1001
  • Distributor: means any person that manufactures, produces, ships, transports or imports into this state or in any manner acquires or possesses for the purpose of making the first sale of the following:

    (a) Cigarettes without Arizona tax stamps affixed as required by this article. See Arizona Laws 42-3001

B. Under rules adopted by the department, the department shall redeem the unused amount of tax for which any meter is registered and shall pay for it from monies collected under this chapter.

C. Nothing in this section shall be construed to provide for redemption in the case of loss or theft of tax stamps.

D. For the purposes of this section:

1. "Redeem" means repurchase or replace Arizona tax stamps.

2. "Spoiled" means mutilated or illegible.