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U.S. Supreme Court Rules That States May Collect Taxes From Online Retailers

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That States May Collect Taxes From Online Retailers

The U.S. Supreme Court decided today to grant states the authority to require online retailers to collect sales tax, overturning two decades of precedent and giving brick-and-mort…

June 21, 2018
New York Nixes Cigar Tax From Final Version Of State Budget

New York Nixes Cigar Tax From Final Version Of State Budget

Language that would have raised taxes on cigars in New York State, and caused prices to soar, was removed from the final version of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Executive Budget.

April 2, 2018
Legislation Roundup: New York City Mulls Sidewalk Smoking Ban, Hawaii Closer to Cigar Tax Relief

Legislation Roundup: New York City Mulls Sidewalk Smoking Ban, Hawaii Closer to Cigar Tax Relief

Tax relief for premium cigars advances in Hawaii, Connecticut considers raising its smoking age, and one New York City council member wants to ban smoking while walking in the Big …

March 23, 2018
New York Looks At Raising Cigar Taxes

New York Looks At Raising Cigar Taxes

Unless New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2018–2019 Executive Budget proposal gets adjusted, the state cigar tax rate will be going up later this year.

March 6, 2018
Virginia Votes Down Bill To Allow Alcohol In Cigar Shops

Virginia Votes Down Bill To Allow Alcohol In Cigar Shops

Virginia lawmakers have thwarted a bill that sought to permit beer, wine and liquor consumption at cigar shops.

March 2, 2018
New Jersey Bill Would Raise Taxes On Most Cigars

New Jersey Bill Would Raise Taxes On Most Cigars

A bill recently introduced in New Jersey is proposing an overhaul of the entire tobacco tax structure in the state, and it would mean higher taxes for most cigars if passed.

January 25, 2018
NYC Mayor Signs Law That Will Raise Cigar Prices

NYC Mayor Signs Law That Will Raise Cigar Prices

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a series of anti-tobacco legislation yesterday that will raise the cost of cigars to a minimum of $8.00 and create an excess tax of 10 …

August 29, 2017
New York City Set To Hike Cigar Prices

New York City Set To Hike Cigar Prices

By this time next year, cigar prices in the The Big Apple are likely to look dramatically higher than they do now.

August 8, 2017
NYC Mayor Wants Higher Tobacco Taxes

NYC Mayor Wants Higher Tobacco Taxes

The price of cigars in the City That Never Sleeps could possibly go up—significantly. Yesterday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged his full support for an aggressive …

April 20, 2017

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