Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Tax - As of June 30, 2011

Year Started
1989
What is Taxed?
Distribution of tobacco products, including cigars, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco, and snuff.
Who Pays?
Tobacco products distributors, tobacco products manufacturers and importers
Number of Registrants
565, and 74 respectively
Tax Rate
33.02% of the wholesale price
10-11 Revenues
$77 million
Revenue Change from 09-10
Down 9.0%
Fund Allocation
Special Fund 1: 35% hospital services,
20% health education, 10% physician
services, 5% research, 5% public resources,
25% Not Allocated.
Special Fund 2: early childhood
development, 20% state, 80% counties
Citation of the Law

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