Alaska Statutes.
Title 43. Revenue and Taxation
Chapter 50. Tobacco Taxes and Sales
Section 495. Definitions.
previous: Section 490. Miscellaneous Provisions.
next: Section 500. Tax Payment By Use of Stamps.

AS 43.50.495. Definitions.

In AS 43.50.460 - 43.50.495, unless the context otherwise requires,

(1) "brand family" means all styles of cigarettes sold under the same trade mark and differentiated from one another by means of additional modifiers or descriptors, including menthol, lights, kings, and 100s; "brand family" includes any brand name, alone or in conjunction with any other word, trademark, logo, symbol, motto, selling message, recognizable pattern of colors, or any other indicium of product identification identical or similar to, or identifiable with, a previously known brand of cigarettes;

(2) "cigarette" has the meaning given in AS 45.53.100 ;

(3) "commissioner" means the commissioner of revenue;

(4) "department" means the Department of Revenue;

(5) "directory" means the directory developed and made available under AS 43.50.465 ;

(6) "licensee" means a person licensed or required to be licensed under AS 43.50.010 , 43.50.035, or 43.50.320;

(7) "Master Settlement Agreement" has the meaning given in AS 45.53.100;

(8) "nonparticipating manufacturer" means a tobacco product manufacturer that is not a participating manufacturer;

(9) "participating manufacturer" has the meaning given in Section II(jj) of the Master Settlement Agreement and all amendments to that agreement;

(10) "qualified escrow fund" has the meaning given in AS 45.53.100 ;

(11) "roll-your-own" has the meaning given in AS 45.53.100 (4)(B);

(12) "tobacco product manufacturer" has the meaning given in AS 45.53.100;

(13) "units sold" has the meaning given in AS 45.53.100 .


All content © 2008 by Touch N' Go/Bright Solutions, Inc.

Note to HTML Version:

This version of the Alaska Statutes is current through December, 2007. The Alaska Statutes were automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy, but this can not be guaranteed. If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Statutes be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. For statutes adopted after the effective date of these statutes, see, Alaska State Legislature If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We hope you find this information useful.