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​Settlement brands

The tables below show the cigarette taxes on settlement brands or cigarette brands from manufacturers who make annual payments to Minnesota stemming from the settlement of the state's lawsuit against tobacco companies.  

2017

Tax Type ​Tax Rate Per Carton ​Tax Rate Per 20-Pack Tax Rate Per Cigarette
​​Cigarette Tax ​$30.40 ​​$3.04 ​$0.152
​Cigarette Sales Tax ​$5.50 ​​$0.55 ​$0.0275
Total ​​$35.90 ​$3.59 ​$0.1795

2018  

Tax Type ​Tax Rate Per Carton ​Tax Rate Per 20-Pack Tax Rate Per Cigarette
​​Cigarette Tax ​$30.40 ​​$3.04 ​$0.152
​Cigarette Sales Tax ​$5.74 ​​$0.574 ​$0.0287
Total ​​$36.14 ​$3.614 ​$0.1807

Non-settlement brands

The tablesbelow show the cigarette taxes and fees on non-settlement brands or cigarette brands from manufacturers who have not entered into a settlement agreement with Minnesota and are subject to the Fee in Lieu of Settlement.

2017

Tax Type/Fee ​Tax Rate Per Carton ​Tax Rate Per 20-Pack Tax Rate Per Cigarette
​​Cigarette Tax ​$30.40 ​​$3.04 ​$0.152
​Cigarette Sales Tax ​$5.50 ​​$0.55 ​$0.0275
​Fee on Non-Settlement Brands ​$5.00 ​$0.50 ​$0.025
Total ​​$40.90 ​$4.09 ​$0.2045

​2018

Tax Type/Fee ​Tax Rate Per Carton ​Tax Rate Per 20-Pack Tax Rate Per Cigarette
​​Cigarette Tax ​$30.40 ​​$3.04 ​$0.152
​Cigarette Sales Tax ​$5.74 ​​$0.574 ​$0.0287
​Fee on Non-Settlement Brands ​$5.00 ​$0.50 ​$0.025
Total ​​$41.14 ​$4.11 ​$0.2057