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Last Updated: 1/13/2017

Cigarette Tax

Online and phone services unavailable this weekend due to scheduled maintenance

Due to scheduled electrical maintenance, all Minnesota Department of Revenue online services will be unavailable 8:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14, until 8:00 a.m. Monday, January 16. 
 This includes:
  • phone service
  • website
  • all online applications including e-Services, eCRV, and Where's My Refund?
 We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

2017 Cigarette Tax and Sales Tax Rates

The Cigarette Excise Tax rate is 152 mills (15.2 cents) on each cigarette. The Sales Tax on cigarettes is 55.0 cents per pack of 20 cigarettes. For packages with a different quantity, adjust the tax proportionally.

These rates are effective for cigarette sales on or after January 1, 2017.

See the official notice published in the Minnesota State Register on October 31, 2016.