Tobacco Issues in Connecticut

Connecticut tobacco tax facts
Click here to save or print this chart. Source: Tax Burden on Tobacco, Historical Compilation, Vol. 49, Orzechowski and Walker, Arlington, VA, 2014

​Cigarette and Vapor Tax Alert!

Lawmakers in Connecticut are considering additional taxes on cigarettes and vapor products, including a proposed $1.50 per cigarette pack tax hike and an a tax on vapor products equal to cigarette taxes.

Your legislators need to know the negative impact such tax increases will have on Connecticut retailers and adult consumers.
 
Higher tobacco taxes threaten business, hurt local jobs and can potentially lead to illegal cigarette smuggling. State leaders should focus on policies that promote job growth – NOT threaten them.
 
It’s time to speak out against tobacco and vapor tax increases.

Tax Facts

The excise tax on one pack of cigarettes in Connecticut is currently $3.65.
 
Take a closer look at the cigarette tax dollars being collected in Connecticut in FY2014.
 
  Cigarette Excise Taxes Other Tobacco Products Taxes Cigarette Sales Taxes Tobacco Settlement Payments Total Smoker Payments FY2014
State:
Local:
$367,577,400
$0
$12,414,144
$0
$56,217,720
$0
$95,965,554 $532,174,818
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