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Internal Revenue Code, § 7273. Penalties For Offenses Relating To Special Taxes

Any person who shall fail to place and keep stamps denoting the payment of the special tax as provided in section 6806 shall be liable to a penalty (not less than $10) equal to the special tax for which his business rendered him liable, unless such failure is shown to be due to reasonable cause. If such failure to comply with section 6806 is through willful neglect or refusal, then the penalty shall be double the amount above prescribed.
(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 866; Oct. 22, 1968, Pub. L. 90-618, title II, 205, 82 Stat. 1235.)
Background Notes
Amendments
1968--Pub. L. 90-618 redesignated former subsec. (a) as existing provisions, struck out heading “General rule”, all references to subsecs. (a) or (b) of section 6806 of this title, provision that nothing in this subsec. affects the liability of any person doing any act, etc., upon which a special tax is imposed for such special tax, and struck out subsec. (b) setting forth penalties for the failure to comply with the provisions of section 6806(c) of this title.
Effective Date of 1968 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 90-618 effective Oct. 22, 1968, see section 207 of Pub. L. 90-618, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5801 of this title.
Cross References
Authorization for action to recover penalty, see section 7401 of this title.
Jurisdiction of district court of the United States of action for penalty, see section 1355 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
Penalty for failure to pay wagering tax, see section 7262 of this title.
[7274. Repealed. Pub. L. 94-455, title XIX, 1904(b)(8)(E)(i), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1816]
Section, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 866, provided penalties for offenses relating to white phosphorus matches.
Effective Date of Repeal
Repeal effective on the first day of the first month which begins more than 90 days after Oct. 4, 1976, see section 1904(d) of Pub. L. 94-455, set out as an Effective Date of 1976 Amendment note under section 4041 of this title.