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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