Tobacco Tax by State

2017-08-21T02:32:52+00:00 May 5th, 2017|NEWS industry|

  A 10-pack of Al Capone cigarillos can range from $5.99 upwards to $12 a pack depending on where you live. Find out more about your state's tobacco taxes and how it impacts the price of your cigarillos. Stay informed about taxes and other regulations in your state by visiting the International Premium Cigar & Pipe [...]

Tax & Age Updates

2017-08-21T02:32:55+00:00 January 31st, 2017|NEWS industry|

Chicago’s tobacco taxes may not be going up since a court has ruled that the OTP tax is illegal because of a prior tax prevented additional taxes. Read more. Massachusetts proposes a cigar tax cap. Read more. Hawaii wants to raise cigar even higher. Read more. Nebraska & Oregon debate increasing cigar tax or capping the existing [...]

Tax Increases

2017-08-21T02:32:59+00:00 November 10th, 2016|NEWS industry|

California voters agreed to significantly increase the tax on cigarettes and vaping devices, but similar measures fell short in Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri, according to late Tuesday vote tallies. California's Proposition 56 will increase taxes on a pack of cigarette from 87 cents to $2.87, bringing it more in line with other states. The [...]

PA avoids tax

2017-08-21T02:33:04+00:00 July 14th, 2016|NEWS industry, Uncategorized|

  The finalized version of the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania budget does not include a tax on cigars. A legislative source told halfwheel that state leaders agreed to strip a proposed 40 percent tax on cigars from the budget. It’s not all good news for smokers, a 55 cents per ounce tax on all other tobacco products, not including cigars [...]

Chicago Tax Hike

2017-08-21T02:33:04+00:00 July 7th, 2016|NEWS industry|

Chicago Tax Hike Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a $.90 per cigar tax that is currently pending in City Council. This measure is part of a larger package that also includes a provision to increase the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. On February 10, the City Council’s Finance Committee approved the [...]

Chicago Tax Delayed

2017-08-21T02:33:12+00:00 June 20th, 2016|NEWS industry|

A proposed tobacco tax increase in Chicago that was scheduled to go into effect on July 1 has been delayed, as the city has agreed to wait until the 60th day after the Circuit Court enters a decision as to whether or not the city is allowed to implement such a tax, according to a [...]