Tobacco Tax

Michigan Tobacco Tax New MiMATS e-File System starting July 30, 2018

The new tobacco tax filing system will offer three online methods.
  • Web filing - Manual entry of your return directly in the online portal.
  • Excel Spreadsheet - An updated Excel spreadsheet that can be uploaded in the online portal.
  • Excel spreadsheet template(s) will be available soon. XML Fill Format - Upload return data through the online portal (Schema available in June 2018.)

South Carolina new Cigarettes Tax Stamp requirement Jan 1, 2019

Beginning in 2019, individual packs of cigarettes must be stamped prior to distribution to show that excise tax has been paid. The Cigarette Tax rates have not changed ($0.57 for 20 count packs and $0.7125 for 25 count packs), but effective Jan 1, the tax will be paid by purchasing CigarettesTax Stamps from SCDOR.

Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increases on July 1, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018 the cigarette tax in Oklahoma will increase an additional $1 per pack of 20 cigarettes and an additional $1.25 per pack of 25 cigarettes.

For the purpose of ensuring maximum wholesaler compliance, the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) will not sell cigarette excise tax stamps to any wholesaler during the proceeding calendar year 2017. A wholesaler may purchase in excess of the monthly average upon documentation, to the ITC's satisfaction, of probable sales in excess of the wholesaler's sales in 2017.

Wisconsin tobacco tax filing changes that are effective in 2019

Wisconsin cigarette and tobacco products tax returns are changing in January 2019.

Wisconsin is joining other states in adopting uniform tax forms to assist distributors in complying with various state reporting and tax collection requirements. The uniform forms were developed in consultation with industry representatives by the Federation of Tax Administrator (FTA) Tobacco Uniformity Project.

What changes will be made?

The following Wisconsin tax forms will be revised or replaced:

All Indiana Tobacco distributors are Required to File CT-19 Monthly

All Indiana tobacco licensed distributors, selling cigarettes or not, are required to file a "CT-19: Monthly Report of Cigarettes Stamped and Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Purchased" report each month with Indiana Department of Revenue. Indiana DOR discovered some differences among distributors in the method used to report product that is returned to the manufacturer, and the format of amended reports. For reporting of returned products transactions, indicate a negative value in the Cigarettes/RYO section for the Month in which the return to the manufacturer occurs.

Arkansas Requires Tobacco Wholesalers to File Sales Reports

Arkansas requires all tobacco wholesalers to file a monthly report with Arkansas Tobacco Control that shows all sales/deliveries to all retailers or other wholesalers. This includes sales/deliveries of all cigarettes, cigars or other tobacco products to all retailers and wholesalers within the state as well as those located outside the state of Arkansas.

Beginning Oct 1, 2017, all tobacco wholesalers shall upload this report to the online portal shown above. The report is due no later than the 10th of each month for the previous month’s sales/deliveries.

Texas now allow e-file for distributor tobacco and cigarettes tax

Ordering cigarettes stamps and filing distributor tobacco tax returns just got easier. Using the Texas WebFile service, distributors can place an order for cigarettes stamps and request credit for returned products online

Tobacco distributors can use WebFIle to file their distributor monthly reports for cigars/cigarettes products. To create account and start filing eclectronically click on WebFile

Video Post: Microsoft Dynamics AX Tobacco Excise Tax Plug-in Configuration & Usage

Training video that demonstrates how to use the AviorData Tobacco Excise Tax software to integrate with Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system to get the tobacco excise tax calculated accurately and quickly.

Aviordata is committed to delivering a measurable value to our customers and to continually improving that value through improvements to our solutions and processes. These improvements are enabled by our highly motivated team of industry and solution experts collaborating in an environment of teamwork, empowerment and accountability.

Video Post: QuickBooks Tobacco Excise Tax Plug-in Configuration & Usage

Training video that demonstrates how to configure and use the AviorData Tobacco Excise Tax software to integrate with QuickBooks ERP system to connect to AviorData Tobacco Excise Tax TobTax Determination Service.

Aviordata is committed to delivering a measurable value to our customers and to continually improving that value through improvements to our solutions and processes. These improvements are enabled by our highly motivated team of industry and solution experts collaborating in an environment of teamwork, empowerment and accountability.

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