Resources for tobacco tax filers

Written by: Chris Roy

Resources for tobacco tax filers

Filing tobacco taxes every month can be complicated.

What type of filing does your jurisdiction accept? When should you file? What are the tobacco tax rates for your state? Do you need to file for vapor products?

That’s why we’ve compiled this list of tobacco tax resources.

Explore jurisdiction filing requirements for excise tax compliance, see the tax rates for your state, and find industry associations.

Tobacco tax information compiled by the FTA

For more on general state information, tobacco directory by state map, license information, cigarette & tax stamp information, and PACT Act reporting, check out this document complied by the Federation of Tax Administrators.

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    Take a look at jurisdiction websites. You’ll be able to access forms, form instructions and worksheets for tobacco tax. Apply for a tobacco related license, find out how to file, and see the due date for returns.

    Alabama Department of Revenue

    Alaska Department of Revenue

    Arizona Department of Revenue

    Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration

    California Department of Tax & Fee Administration

    Colorado Department of Revenue

    Connecticut Department of Revenue Services

    Delaware Division of Revenue

    District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue

    Florida Department of Revenue

    Georgia Department of Revenue

    Hawaii Department of Taxation

    Idaho State Tax Commission

    Illinois Department of Revenue

    Indiana Department of Revenue

    Iowa Department of Revenue

    Kansas Department of Revenue

    Kentucky Department of Revenue

    Louisiana Department of Revenue

    Maine Revenue Services

    Comptroller of Maryland

    Massachusetts Department of Revenue

    Michigan Department of Treasury

    Minnesota Department of Revenue

    Mississippi Department of Revenue

    Missouri Department of Revenue

    Montana Department of Revenue

    Nebraska Department of Revenue

    Nevada Department of Revenue

    New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration

    New Jersey Division of Taxation

    New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department

    New York State Department of Taxation and Finance

    North Carolina Department of Revenue

    North Dakota Department of Revenue

    Ohio Department of Taxation

    Oklahoma Tax Commission

    Oregon Department of Revenue

    Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

    Rhode Island Division of Taxation

    South Carolina Department of Revenue

    South Dakota Department of Revenue

    Tennessee Department of Revenue

    Texas Comptroller

    Utah State Tax Commission

    Vermont Department of Taxes

    Virginia Department of Revenue

    Washington State Department of Revenue

    West Virginia State Tax Department

    Wisconsin Department of Revenue

    Wyoming Department of Revenue

    Tax associations

    Stay up-to-date on tobacco tax legislation, find resources on filing requirements, and more.

    Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA) – FTA focuses on research and information exchange, training, and intergovernmental and interstate coordination to improve the quality of state tax administration

    Tax Foundation – The Tax Foundation is the nation’s leading independent tax policy non-profit. Their principled research, insightful analysis, and engaged experts have informed smarter tax policy at the federal, state, and global levels.

    Tobacco associations

    Join industry associations.

    TMA - Representing tobacco and nicotine, this non-profit source offers its subscribers various conferences, webinars, meetings, publications and more.

    NATO - The National Association of Tobacco Outlets works to protect the rights of tobacco retailers and legal-age adult consumers.

    Tobacco tax rate maps

    See current cigarette excise tax rates and other tobacco product tax rates by state.

    Tobacco Tax Rate Maps

    Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes


    Stay up to date on the latest news in the tobacco industry.

    Tobacco Reporter

    Tobacco Business

    CSP Daily News

    This analysis is intended for informational purposes only and is not tax advice.  For tax advice, consult your tax adviser. See the full disclaimer here.