REVENUE AND TAXATION
CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAXES
63-2506. Imposition of tax. (1) On and after July 1, 2005, a tax upon the purchase, storage, use, consumption, handling, distribution or wholesale sale of cigarettes is hereby imposed at the rate of fifty-seven cents (57¢) per package of twenty (20) cigarettes, which tax shall be paid by the wholesaler and collected by the state tax commission. Beginning July 1, 2014, and every year thereafter, of the tax collected pursuant to this subsection, three million three hundred fifteen thousand dollars ($3,315,000) shall be subject to appropriation to the public school income fund to be utilized to develop and implement school safety improvements and to facilitate and provide substance abuse prevention programs in the public school system and the Idaho bureau of educational services for the deaf and the blind. Beginning July 1, 2014, and every year thereafter, of the tax collected pursuant to this subsection, three million three hundred fifteen thousand dollars ($3,315,000) shall be subject to appropriation to the department of juvenile corrections for distribution to the counties to be utilized for county juvenile probation services.
(2) Appropriated funds shall be distributed quarterly to the counties based upon the percentage the population of the county bears to the population of the state as a whole.
(3) The remaining moneys collected and those moneys not appropriated under the provisions of this section shall be distributed as specified in section 63-2520, Idaho Code.
[63-2506, added 1974, ch. 211, sec. 6, p. 1548; am. 1987, ch. 254, sec. 1, p. 517; am. 1994, ch. 447, sec. 2, p. 1432; am. 1995, ch. 160, sec. 1, p. 638; am. 1995, ch. 368, sec. 2, p. 1282; repealed 1995, ch. 368, sec. 4, p. 1283; new section added 1995, ch. 368, sec. 5, p. 1283; am. 1997, ch. 268, sec. 4, p. 771; am. 2003, ch. 362, sec. 1, p. 966; am. 2005, ch. 404, sec. 1, p. 1377; am. 2014, ch. 115, sec. 2, p. 329; am. 2018, ch. 94, sec. 1, p. 201.]