• Current through October 23, 2012

It shall be unlawful for any vendor to advertise or hold out or state to the public or to any customer directly or indirectly that the reimbursement of tax or any part thereof to be collected by the vendor under this chapter will be assumed or absorbed by the vendor or that it will not be added to the selling price of the property sold or the taxable services rendered, or if added to said price that it, or any part thereof, will be refunded. Any person violating any provision of this section shall upon conviction be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both, for each offense.

(May 27, 1949, 63 Stat. 118, ch. 146, title I, § 134; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2014.

1973 Ed., § 47-2611.