2017 Code of Alabama
Title 28 - INTOXICATING LIQUOR, MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE.
Chapter 3 - REGULATION AND CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN WET COUNTIES.
Article 6 - Taxes on Sale of Spirituous or Vinous Liquors.
Section 28-3-203 - Additional five percent tax.
(a) Repealed by Acts 1986, No. 86-212, p. 264, §3.
(b) Levy and collection. In addition to all other taxes of every kind now imposed by law and in addition to any marked-up price authorized or required by law, there is hereby levied and shall be collected a tax at the rate of 13 percent upon the selling price of all spirituous or vinous liquors sold by the board. The tax imposed by this subsection shall be collected by the board from the purchaser at the time the purchase price is paid.
The markup as currently established by the board on spirituous or vinous liquors shall not be reduced by the board for the purpose of absorbing the tax levied by this subsection, it being the intention of this provision that the said tax shall be passed on to the purchaser.
(c) Disposition of proceeds.
(1) 38.5 percent of the revenues collected under the provisions of subsection (b) of this section shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the General Fund.
(2) 61.5 percent of the revenues collected under the provisions of subsection (b) of this section are hereby irrevocably pledged and hereby appropriated for the purposes of providing for payment of the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on, all bonds issued by the Alabama Mental Health Finance Authority, as authorized by Title 41, Chapter 10, Article 11, in the amount that may be necessary for such purposes to the extent and only to the extent that the revenues appropriated for such purposes under Section 40-25-23 are not sufficient to pay at their respective maturities the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on, such bonds.
(d) Any portion of the aforesaid 61.5 percent of the revenues pledged and appropriated in subdivision (c)(2), above, not needed in any fiscal year shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the State General Fund.(Acts 1969, No. 550, p. 1033; Acts 1986, No. 86-212, p. 264, §3; Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-869, p. 380.)