H.R.501 - Marijuana Tax Equity Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of marijuana, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Popular: Marijuana Tax Equity Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of marijuana, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Marijuana Tax Equity Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Earl Blumenauer

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Official Summary

Marijuana Tax Equity Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on: (1) the sale of marijuana by producers or importers of such drug equal to 50% of the sales price, and (2) each person who is engaged in a marijuana enterprise. Defines \"marijuana enterprise\" to

Official Summary

Marijuana Tax Equity Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on:
(1) the sale of marijuana by producers or importers of such drug equal to 50% of the sales price, and
(2) each person who is engaged in a marijuana enterprise. Defines \"marijuana enterprise\" to mean a producer, importer, manufacturer, distributor, retailer or any person who transports, stores, displays, or otherwise participates in any business activity that handles marijuana or marijuana products. Requires any person who engages in a marijuana enterprise to obtain a permit to engage in such business. Imposes civil and criminal penalties for violations of the requirements of this Act.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.501

  • National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws
  • Drug Policy Alliance
  • Marijuana Policy Project

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