§ 483 Definitions
§ 484 Unlawful Acts; Violations of Article
§ 485 Determination of Cost of Agent, Retail Dealer or Wholesale Dealer
§ 486 Exceptions
§ 487 Secrecy Requirement
§ 488 Joint Administration
§ 489 Registration of Chain Stores

Terms Used In New York Laws > Tax > Article 20-A

  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Basic cost of cigarettes: shall mean the invoice cost of cigarettes to the agent who purchases from the manufacturer, or the replacement cost of cigarettes to the agent, in the quantity last purchased, whichever is lower, less all trade discounts, except discounts for cash, to which shall be added the full face value of any stamps which may be required by law. See N.Y. Tax Law 483
  • Chain store: shall mean any person or persons who owns or maintains fifteen or more retail outlets in New York state, having one hundred percent common ownership, through which cigarettes are sold at retail. See N.Y. Tax Law 483
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Cooperative member: shall mean any member of a "cooperative" as defined in subdivision (c) of section three of the cooperative corporations law, which operates a distribution center from which members purchase grocery products, including prepackaged food and non-food products such as paper products, soaps and detergents for resale and whose members sell cigarettes at retail through fifteen or more separate establishments in New York state. See N.Y. Tax Law 483
  • cost of the agent: shall mean the basic cost of cigarettes plus the cost of doing business by the agent as evidenced by the accounting standards and methods regularly employed by said agent in his determination of costs for the purpose of federal income tax reporting for the total operation of his establishment, and must include, without limitation, labor, including salaries of executives and officers, rent, depreciation, selling costs, maintenance of equipment, delivery costs, interest payable, all types of licenses, taxes, insurance and advertising expressed as a percentage and applied to the basic cost of cigarettes. See N.Y. Tax Law 483
  • cost of the wholesale dealer: shall mean the basic cost of cigarettes plus the cost of doing business by the wholesale dealer as evidenced by the accounting standards and methods regularly employed by said wholesale dealer in his determination of costs for the purpose of federal income tax reporting for the total operation of his establishment, and must include, without limitation, labor, including salaries of executives and officers, rent, depreciation, selling costs, maintenance of equipment, delivery costs, interest payable, all types of licenses, taxes, insurance and advertising expressed as a percentage and applied to the basic cost of cigarettes, plus the cost of doing business by the agent with respect to sales of cigarettes to wholesale dealers. See N.Y. Tax Law 483
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Retail dealer: means any person engaged in selling cigarettes at retail, and shall include a chain store, a wholesale dealer or an agent for purposes of its sales of cigarettes to consumers. See N.Y. Tax Law 483
  • Wholesale dealer: shall mean any person, other than an agent, who sells cigarettes to retail dealers or other persons for purposes of resale only and who maintains a separate warehousing facility for the purpose of receiving and distributing cigarettes and conducting its wholesale business. See N.Y. Tax Law 483