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HB 1590 Cigarettes and other tobacco products; increases state tax rate.

Introduced by: K. Rob Krupicka | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

State tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products; tax rate. Increases the state (i) cigarette tax rate from $0.30 per pack to $2.00 per pack,(ii) the cigarette excise tax on roll-your-own tobacco from 10 percent of the manufacturer's sales price to 60 percent, and (iii) tax rate on certain other tobacco products by the same percentage. The additional revenue attributable to the increase in taxes is dedicated to public education.


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