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Cigar Co. Must Cough Up $850K For Underpaid Tax, CIT Says ($$)

A Florida-based cigar company must pay at least $850,000 plus interest for underreporting its taxes on imported products after the U.S. Court of International Trade granted default judgment to the government Friday. Mariola International Co. made materia
Law360
added Aug 5, 2018 06:23
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[Nebraska] Feds Can't Halt Tribe's Suit Over Neb. Cigarette Laws ($$)

A federal judge on Thursday refused the federal government's bid to pause a suit filed by two tribe-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of two Nebraska laws, saying the government hadn’t shown that its criminal investigation of the compa
Law360
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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Juul Warns if U.S. Bans Flavored Tobacco, Illicit ‘Gray Market’ Could Take Its Place

Juul Labs Inc. came out swinging against a possible across-the-board prohibition on flavored tobacco, claiming it would be a detriment to adult smokers wanting to switch from cigarettes and could even drive U.S. consumers into an illicit “gray market.”
Bloomberg News
added Aug 2, 2018 23:55
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[West Virginia] Virginia business owner ordered to forfeit $14.3 million for cigarette smuggling

A Clear Brook, Va. business owner was sentenced Wednesday to two years and six months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $14.2 million for unlawful cigarette smuggling. Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh also ordered Charanjit Singh, also known
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Man sentenced in cigarette smuggling

Charanjit Singh, also known as Tony Chawla, didn’t heed the warning. The Wilmington, Del., man, and owner of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet, was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison... Singh owned three stores and smuggled cigarettes through B
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Estonia] Counterfeit, contraband cigarette volumes down 21% in 2017

The volume of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in Estonia decreased 21% in 2017, while legal cross-border trade has increased 35% on year, it appears from a study conducted by KPMG for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Stu
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:48
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TUCCILLE: Cigarette Smuggling Keeps Illinois Residents in Affordable Smokes

Looking for a business opportunity that will turn a quick profit? Here's an idea: Load up a truck full of cigarettes in Missouri, drive them to neighboring Illinois, and watch the cash roll in from Prairie State smokers happy to find a respite from ruino
Reason Magazine
added Aug 1, 2018 16:44
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[UK] Dalston off-licence accused of selling smuggled tobacco – and alcohol to a minor

A Dalston off-licence is facing an uncertain future after an unannounced visit by the authorities uncovered a stash of illicit tobacco. Following an anonymous tip-off, Hackney Trading Standards visited Kingsland Wine on 5 December 2017 in a joint operat
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:34
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United States Supreme Court Decides South Dakota V. Wayfair, Overrules Decades Of Precedent For Taxation Of Remote Sales And Imposes New Responsibilities For Internet And Other Remote Sellers Of Tobacco Products

means that remote sellers could be required to collect and remit taxes for sales, even if they do not have a physical presence in the consumer’s state. Although the decision in Wayfair dealt only with sales taxes, it seems that the Court’s rationale could
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:53
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[UK] Illicit tobacco factory uprooted on Warwickshire potato farm

Nearly seven tonnes of illicit tobacco, worth more than £2m in evaded duty, was found concealed in hundreds of potato bags during the raid. The two rented agricultural buildings, in Bedworth near Coventry, were lined with black sheet plastic and were bein
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:18
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