In Mississippi, the legislature enacted a 50 cents per pack cigarette SET increase in 2009. In 2010, the state proposed an additional increase of 50 cents per pack and also proposed to raise the large cigar SET from 15% to 22.5% of the wholesale price, however, these proposals failed.



Taxes and Revenue Information

Mississippi Tobacco Revenue

  • State Excise Tax on Cigarettes: $0.68
  • State Excise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco: 15%
  • State Excise Tax on Little Cigars: 15% Manufacturer's Price
  • State Excise Tax on Large Cigars: 15% Manufacturer's Price
  • Sales Tax on Cigarette Sales: $0.32


MIssissippi Revenue from Cigarettes

  • Excise Tax Collected (2009): $67,920,064
  • Master Settlement Agreement (MSA Payments 2009): $120,100,000
  • Cigarette Sales Tax Revenues (2009): $70,749,070
  • Total Revenue Collected (2009): $258,769,134


Contact Your Local Representative


Visit the Mississippi State Website


Contact Governor Haley Barbour


View State Legislature Session Schedule

mississippi Cigarette Taxes

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

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