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Vape Dealers Say Pa. E-Cig Tax Overbroad, Discriminatory

Law360, Washington (March 10, 2017, 3:34 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania sellers of nicotine vaping supplies say the state’s Department of Revenue is enforcing an illegal, overbroad application of a 40 percent tax to items not inherently vape-related, according to a case removed to federal court Thursday.

The complaint was originally filed in state court in December by Clarion-based wholesaler Kingdom Vapor and retailer Smoke 4 Less, which argued that the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue had wrongly claimed that a 40 percent state tax applied to various separately sold parts of e-cigarettes including batteries, cotton and...
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Case Title

Plaintiff v. Defendant


Case Number

3:02-at-06000

Court

Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Unassigned

Date Filed

December 31, 2017

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