Impose a new excise tax on nicotine used in vaping and for other purposes, which has been extracted, concentrated, or synthesized, at a rate of $50.33 per 1,810 milligrams of nicotine
Make applicable to newly taxable nicotine the same provisions that apply to tobacco products, including packaging requirements; provisions relating to purchase, receipt, possession, or sale; and provisions relating to civil and criminal penalties
Subject manufacturers of newly taxable nicotine to the same occupational tax and other requirements that currently apply to manufacturers of tobacco products
Estimated budgetary effects would primarily stem from
The imposition of the new excise tax on nicotine
The Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended, stipulates that revenue estimates provided by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) will be the official estimates for all tax legislation considered by Congress. As such, CBO incorporates those estimates into its cost estimates of the effects of legislation. All of the estimates for the provisions of H.R. 4742 were provided by JCT.