Taxes

Oregon Voters Approve Cigar Tax Increase

Just as they will be doing in Colorado, cigars in Oregon will be getting more expensive as voters have approved a ballot measure that will…

Colorado Voters Approve Tobacco Tax Increase

Tobacco products, including premium cigars, will be getting more expensive in Colorado as voters have approved Proposition EE, with 68.6 percent of voters in favor…

California Cigar Taxes Decreasing

The amount of cigar taxes in California will be decreasing and some cigar companies could be receiving a tax refund. It’s not because of a…

New York Cigar Tax Increases to 75 Percent

Cigars sold in the state of New York will now be much more expensive. The tax paid on cigars has increased from an effective rate…

Colorado Voters Will Decide Tobacco Tax Increase in November

Voters in Colorado will be the ones deciding whether or not to raise the state’s tobacco tax when they fill out their ballots in the…

Georgia Legislature Adjourns Without Changing Cigar Taxes

During its most recent legislative session, the Georgia Legislature had a pair of bills introduced seeking to change the state’s tobacco tax rate. While one…

Virginia’s Cigar Tax Doubles Today

Cigar smokers in Virginia will find their favorite cigars costing a bit more today, as a doubling of the state’s cigar tax rate has gone…

Competing Bills Seek to Change Tobacco Tax in Georgia (Update)

On Friday, new legislation was introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives that could increase the taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, including some…

Michigan Senate Passes Cigar Tax Changes, Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

This week, the Michigan State Senate passed a group of tobacco-related bills that include an increase to the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco purchasing…

Colorado Legislature Approves Bill Putting Tobacco Tax Increase on the Ballot

In an impressive fast-tracking of a bill, the Colorado Legislature has approved HB20-1427, which seeks to put the question of whether to raise the state’s…

Colorado Legislators Propose Tobacco Tax Increase from 40 to 62 Percent

A group of Colorado legislators has introduced a bill that would allow voters to decide whether to increase the tax rate on cigars and other…