Children's Health Care Insurance Program

Some Cigar Excise Taxes Officially Delayed by 90 Days

Cigar companies and others will get an additional 90 days to pay the federal excise taxes they owe on products that were imported between March…

Treasury Department Delays Excise Tax Payments for Cigars & Other Products Due to Coronavirus (Update: Not Yet)

The Department of the Treasury has announced that it will allow alcohol, tobacco and firearm companies to delay their excise tax payments for 90 days…

Perdomo Announces Price Increase on Select Brands

Perdomo Cigars has announced that it will be taking a price increase on a portion of its products, effective Jan. 1. In a letter sent…

CHIP Expires, Cigar Tax Remains in Effect

Oct. 1 marks the start of the new federal fiscal year and one major government program is without new funding. Funding for the Children’s Health…

What Trump’s Budget Means for Cigars

In short, not much. President Donald Trump’s budget proposal includes substantial cuts to the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), formerly known as SCHIP, and the U.S. Food…

HHS Secretary Nominee Price Calls for Extension of SCHIP Tax

As part of his Senate confirmation hearing, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., called for an eight-year extension of the Children’s Health Care Insurance Program (CHIP), which…

Extension of CHIP Act Filed in U.S. Senate

Yesterday, Senator Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., introduced the Children’s Health Care Insurance Program Extension Act of 2014, a bill that would extend CHIP through 2019. The…