(a) General rule
There is hereby imposed a tax on any taxable vaccine sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer thereof.
(b) Amount of tax
(1) In general
The amount of the tax imposed by subsection (a) shall be 75 cents per dose of any taxable vaccine.
(2) Combinations of vaccines
If any taxable vaccine is described in more than 1 subparagraph of section 4132(a)(1), the amount of the tax imposed by subsection (a) on such vaccine shall be the sum of the amounts for the vaccines which are so included.
(c) Application of section
The tax imposed by this section shall apply—
(1) after December 31, 1987, and before January 1, 1993, and
(2) during periods after the date of the enactment of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993.
(Added Pub. L. 100–203, title IX, §9201(a), Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1330–327; amended Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, §13421(a), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 565; Pub. L. 105–34, title IX, §904(a), Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 873.)
References in Text
The date of the enactment of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993, referred to in subsec. (c)(2), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 103–66, which was approved Aug. 10, 1993.
1997—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–34 amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows:
1993—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–66 amended subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) related to termination of tax if amounts collected exceeded projected fund liability.
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment
Section 904(d) of Pub. L. 105–34 provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 4132 of this title] shall take effect on the day after the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 5, 1997].”
Section 9201(d) of Pub. L. 100–203 provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this section and section 4132 of this title and amending sections 4221 and 6416 of this title] shall take effect on January 1, 1988.”
Floor Stocks Tax
Section 13421(c) of Pub. L. 103–66 provided that:
“(A) which was sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer on or before the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 10, 1993],
“(B) on which no tax was imposed by section 4131 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or, if such tax was imposed, was credited or refunded), and
“(C) which is held on such date by any person for sale or use,
there is hereby imposed a tax in the amount determined under section 4131(b) of such Code.