Laws, Regulations and Annotations


Business Taxes Law Guide—Revision 2024

Cigarette and Tobacco Products Licensing Act Regulations

Title 18. Public Revenues
Division 2. California Department of Tax and Fee Administration — Business Taxes (State Board of Equalization — Business Taxes — See Chapters 6 and 9.9)
Chapter 9.5. Cigarette and Tobacco Products Licensing Act of 2003

Article 2. Licenses—Issuance, Transfer and Denial

Regulation 4509

Regulation 4509. Non-Arm's Length Transfer—Sales.

Authority cited: Section 22971.2, Business and Professions Code.

Reference: Sections 22973.1, 22977.2, 22979 and 22980.2, Business and Professions Code.

The Special Taxes and Fees Division's determination that a licensee's transfer of a business with a suspended or revoked license was not at arm's length may establish grounds for an additional violation of the Act. The Investigations Division may issue a citation for a violation of Business and Professions Code section 22980.2, subdivision (c), if the business is found selling cigarettes or tobacco products without a license or after a notification of suspension or revocation of a license.

History—Adopted December 12, 2006, effective April 21, 2007.

Amended August 23, 2011, effective October 10, 2011. Replaced "Excise Taxes Division" with "Special Taxes and Fees Division".