Tax Facts – State
State cigarette excise taxes range from .17¢ per pack in Missouri to a high of $4.35 per pack in New York State (does not include NYC’s additional $1.50 municipal cigarette tax). This is in addition to the $1.01 federal cigarette excise tax.
For FY2013, the states reaped more than $16.8 billion in gross cigarette excise tax revenues. States also received an estimated $8.5 billion in tobacco settlement payments.
Select your state below and see how it stacks up – they might be earning a lot more than you think on cigarette purchases.