Category Archives: cigarettes taxes on tobacco

Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes to Go Up

New York — CONCERNED by the high prevalence of non-communicable diseases, the Government is considering raising alcohol and tobacco taxes to finance the prevention and treatment of such conditions.

New York Expects Big Tobacco Tax Payoff

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office expects the state to see an additional $27 million in tax revenue through renewed New York Taxesefforts to enforce New York’s $4.35-per-pack excise tax on cigarettes, including those sold by American Indian tribes on reservations, according to a Legislative Gazette report.

Tobacco price increase offsets New Hampshire tax cut

Some believe promises the state would increase sales by cutting the tobacco tax may turn out to be nothing more than smoke and mirrors.

Higher cigarette taxes don’t deter all smokers

Montreal, — Raising taxes on cigarettes, a public health measure used by governments to encourage people to quit, doesn’t motivate all smokers to stop the deadly habit.

NYS will crack down on tobacco tax collections

Armed with a favorable court ruling, New York state has started an aggressive path to seize revenues from Indian-operated tobacco retailers who are selling tax-free cigarettes to non-Native Americans.

Smokers Turn to Pipe Tobacco to Avoid Higher Taxes

WASHINGTON - Sales of pipe tobacco are skyrocketing, but not because more Americans are smoking pipes.

Roll-your-own cigarette machines avoid taxes

BROOKLINE – The state Supreme Court has ruled against the store Tobacco Haven, putting into question the future of the roll-you-ownroll-your-own cigarette machines that the state said might imperil some $50 million in annual tobacco payments to the state.

Cigarette tax: Not about money?

I grew up Longview, Washington. A small town on the banks of the Columbia River, on the Washington-Oregon border, Longview had a few small stores, mostly catering to the logging industry that inundates all small towns in the Pacific Northwest. For Christmas shopping, or, come to think of it, for any big-ticket purchases, my family would hit the I-5 South to Portland, Oregon.

La. House renews tobacco tax

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana House reinvigorated a proposal Monday to renew the 4-cent cigarette tax, trying to sidetrack Gov. Bobby Jindal’s veto of the measure.