In Wisconsin, the legislature enacted a 75 cent increase on the cigarette SET to $2.52 per pack and increased the large cigar and MST SET’s from 50% to 71% of the wholesale price and $1.31 to 100% of the wholesale price, respectively, in 2009.



Taxes and Revenue Information

Wisconsin Tobacco Revenue

  • State Excise Tax on Cigarettes: $2.52
  • State Excise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco: 100%
  • State Excise Tax on Little Cigars: 71% Manufacturer's Price
  • State Excise Tax on Large Cigars: 71% Manufacturer's Price
  • Sales Tax on Cigarette Sales: $0.35


Wisconsin Revenue from Cigarettes

  • Excise Tax Collected (2009): $555,223,007
  • Master Settlement Agreement (MSA Payments 2009): $162,900,000
  • Cigarette Sales Tax Revenue (2009): $83,550,084
  • Total Revenue Collected (2009): $801,673,091


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wisconsin Cigarette Taxes

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

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