For cigarettes sold in the state, distributors pay this tax by purchasing Cigarette Tax stamps from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
How much is the Cigarette Tax?
The Cigarette Tax is 2.4 cents per cigarette, 48 cents per pack of 20 cigarettes, or 60 cents per pack of 25 cigarettes.
Cigarettes are also subject to other taxes and fees (see links under Related Information).
For information on Cigarette Tax for individuals, see Cigarette Consumer Use Tax.