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The DC Code: § 47-2003 Reimbursement of vendor for tax.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
Reimbursement for the tax imposed upon the vendor shall be collected by the vendor from the purchaser on all sales the gross receipts from which are subject to the tax imposed by this chapter so far as it can be done. It shall be the duty of each purchaser in the District to reimburse the vendor, as provided in § 47-2004, for the tax imposed by this chapter. Such reimbursement of tax shall be a debt from the purchaser to the vendor and shall be recoverable at law in the same manner as other debts.
In the event that the vendor shall collect a tax in excess of the reimbursement schedule rates provided for in this chapter, such excess shall be refunded to the purchaser, or in lieu thereof, shall become a debt to the District in the same manner as taxes due and payable under this chapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 47-2003. 1973 Ed., § 47-2603. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-149, in subsec. (a), deleted ", except a street vendor as defined in § 47-2002.01(a)(2)," following "by the vendor". Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 111(g) of Omnibus Budget Support Temporary Act of 1993 (D.C. Law 10-11, August 6, 1993, law notification 40 DCR 6213). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 4-131, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2001. For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-25, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2002.01. For history of Law 19-149, see notes under § 47-2002.01. DC CODE § 47-2003 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 27, 1949, 63 Stat. 115, ch. 146, title I, § 126; July 24, 1982, D.C. Law 4-131, § 203, 29 DCR 2418; Sept. 30, 1993, D.C. Law 10-25, § 111(g), 40 DCR 5489; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; July 13, 2012, D.C. Law 19-149, § 2(a)(3), 59 DCR 5129.)