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Minnesota: Sales Tax on Cigarettes to Increase, January 2014


 Cigarettes in Minnesota: the rates are on the rise.

On January 1, 2014, the rate of sales tax per pack of 20 cigarettes in Minnesota will increase. The current rate is 49.3 cents. Effective the first of the year, the rate will be 51.2 cents. This rate must be adjusted proportionally for packs “with other than 20 cigarettes.”

Excise tax for a pack of 20 cigarettes increased to $2.83, effective July 2013.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.