Posted by: audreybenenati | April 7, 2010

PACT Act, Signed Into Law by President, Will Cut Internet Cigarette Tax Evasion In New York

Health Groups Praise Federal Action, Call On Governor Paterson To Collect Tax On All Sales

by American Lung Association in New York

ALBANY, NY (04/01/2010)(readMedia)– President Obama yesterday signed the Federal PACT Act (S.1147), effectively putting an end to cigarette tax evasion via the Internet, telephone and other means of purchasing tobacco products other than face-to-face transactions. The law will have a major impact on rampant cigarette tax evasion in New York.

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