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.
Revised Forms for 2017 Rates
We have revised our forms with the new tax rates. If you file paper returns, use the revised Cigarette Tax forms marked "For Periods after Jan. 1, 2017". Begin using these forms for your January return due February 21.
If you file electronically, please note that we did not revise the Excel return templates.