Cigar Tax

There is a 10% federal tax on all cigar purchases.

Alabama – 4.05 cents per cigar
Alaska – 75% of the wholesale price
Arizona – 22 cents per cigar
Arkansas – 68% of the manufacturers selling price
California - 41.1% of the cost to the distributor (changes every July)
Colorado - 40% of the manufacturers list price
Connecticut - 27.5 percent of the wholesale price
Delaware - 15% of the gross wholesale price
Georgia - 23% of the gross wholesale cost
Hawaii - 50% of the wholesale sales price
Idaho - 40% of the wholesale sales price
Illinois - 18% of the wholesale price
Indiana - 24% of the wholesales sales price
Iowa - 50% of the wholesales price, capped at 50 cents
Kansas - 10% of the wholesale sales price
Kentucky - 15% of the wholesaler’s gross receipts
Louisiana - 20% of the invoiced price
Maine - 20% of the wholesale sales price
Maryland - 15% of the wholesales purchase price
Massachusetts - 30% of the price paid by the distributor
Michigan - 32% of the wholesale price
Minnesota - 70% of the gross wholesale price
Mississippi - 15% of the manufacturer’s gross list price
Missouri - 10% of the manufacturer’s gross invoice price
Montana - 50% of the wholesale price
Nebraska - 20% of the manufacturer’s selling price
Nevada - 30% of wholesale price
New Hampshire – 48.6%, exempt on premium cigars wholesaling for $2 or more.
New Jersey – 30% of the wholesale sales price
New Mexico – 20% of the wholesale price
New York – 46% of the wholesale price
North Carolina – 12.8% of the wholesale purchase price
North Dakota – 28% of the wholesale purchase price
Ohio - 17% of the wholesale purchase price
Oklahoma - .12 cents per cigar
Oregon - 65% of the wholesale cost price, capped at .50 cents per cigar
Rhode Island – 80% of the wholesale cost price, capped .50 cents per cigar
South Carolina - 5% of manufacturer’s selling price
South Dakota – 35% of the wholesale purchase price
Tennessee - 6.6% of the wholesale cost price
Texas - 1.1 cent per cigar
Utah - 35% of manufacturer’s sale price
Vermont - 92% of price paid by the retail vendor
Virginia - 10% of the wholesale price
Washington - 75% of the wholesale sale price, capped at .50 cents per cigar
West Virginia – 7% of wholesale sales price
Wisconsin - 71% of manufacturer’s list price, capped at .50 cents per cigar
Wyoming - 20% of the wholesale purchase price
Washington D.C. - 12% of gross receipts for cigars retailing at less than $2 each

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