In Minnesota, the legislature proposed several tobacco SET increase bills in 2009. The bills contained cigarette SET increases ranging from 54 cents to $1.00 per pack, along with large cigar SET increases. These proposals failed.



Taxes and Revenue Information

Minnesota Tobacco Revenue

  • State Excise Tax on Cigarettes: $1.23
  • State Excise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco: 70%
  • State Excise Tax on Little Cigars: 70%
  • State Excise Tax on Large Cigars: 70%
  • Sales Tax on Cigarette Sales: $0.34


Minnesota Revenue from Cigarettes

  • Excise Tax Collected (2009): $382,044,989
  • Master Settlement Agreement (MSA Payments 2009): $179,900,000
  • Total Revenue Collected (2009): $561,944,989


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minnesota Cigarette Taxes

Source: Tax Burden on Tobacco, Historical Compilation, Vol 45, Orzechowski and Walker, Arlington, VA, 2010

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