Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
 

Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law

Business and Professions Code Provisions Relating To the Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law1

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS2

Section 23016

23016. "Rectifier." "Rectifier" means every person who colors, flavors, or otherwise processes distilled spirits by distillation, blending, percolating, or other processes.

Redistilling.—Manufacture of gin, vodka and whiskey by redistilling grain alcohol unfit for beverage use before such redistillation is not rectification. American Distilling Co. v. State Board of Equalization, (1956) 144 Cal.App.2d 457.

1See Section 32002 of Revenue and Taxation Code in this volume.

2The provisions of this chapter, except as otherwise noted, were added by Stats. 1953, p. 954, in effect September 9, 1953.