In addition to the tax imposed pursuant to section 12-296, if the tax imposed by the federal government on cigarettes manufactured in or imported into the United States ever falls below eight dollars per thousand, generally, on cigarettes weighing not more than three pounds per thousand or sixteen dollars and eighty cents per thousand, generally, on cigarettes weighing more than three pounds per thousand, a tax is imposed on all cigarettes held in the state by any person for sale equal to the difference between: (1) The tax imposed on such cigarettes by the federal government at or prior to the time such cigarettes become subject to taxation in this state; and (2) the tax which would have been imposed on such cigarettes by the federal government if the rate of tax on cigarettes by the federal government at the time a tax was imposed on such cigarettes by the federal government was equal to the rate of tax on such cigarettes by the federal government on July 1, 1985.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 12-296a

  • Person: means any individual, firm, fiduciary, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust or association, however formed. See Connecticut General Statutes 12-285