4301.16 Accounting for moneys received from the sale of liquor.

(A)

(1) All moneys received from the sale of liquor at state liquor stores or otherwise, or arising in the administration of Chapters 4301. and 4303. of the Revised Code, other than from taxes, shall be paid to the division of liquor control subject to division (A)(2) of this section and shall be accounted for and paid over by the division to the treasurer of state as custodian, as provided by section 4301.12 of the Revised Code.

(2) The division may allow or require a state liquor agency to establish and maintain bank accounts, at the discretion of the division either under the name of the state of Ohio or the business account of the state liquor agency, for the deposit of moneys received from the sale of spirituous liquor. The moneys in a state liquor agency's bank accounts shall be transferred to the division at intervals determined by the division.

(B) Upon proof of accidental breakage or unintentional shortage of stock, which proof shall be subject to the final approval of the division, the division shall allow yearly credits to each state liquor store not to exceed one-fortieth of one per cent of each state liquor store's yearly gross sales, for the moneys required by this section to be paid by such state liquor store to the division.

Effective Date: 07-01-1997; 2008 SB150 09-01-2008