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Minnesota New Excise & Sales Tax Rates Starting Jan 1 2017

Minnesota Department of Revenue Changes the excise tax rate on cigarettes, sales tax on cigarettes, and excise tax rate on moist snuff.

What are the New Cigarette Tax, Cigarette Sales Tax and Moist Snuff Tax rates?

The new rates, provided in the table below, will be effective Jan. 1, 2017. The Cigarette Sales Tax is also included in the stamp price.

Tax Type Current Tax Rate New Tax Rate
Cigarettes excise tax $0.15 per cigarette $0.152 per cigarette
Moist Snuff excise tax $3.00 per container or 95 percent of the wholesale sales price, whichever is greater $3.04 per container or 95 percent of the wholesale sales price, whichever is greater
Sales Tax on cigarettes $0.543 per pack of 20 cigarettes $0.55 per per pack of 20 cigarettes

Cigarettes or little cigars weighing 3 to 4.5 pounds per thousand are also taxed as cigarettes.

How do I file?

Electronically through e-Services system (see Filing Electronically)

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