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Which Tobacco Product Is Exempt from Pennsylvania’s New Tax?

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue confirmed to NATO that information about the new cigarette and OTP tax rates will be posted on the agency’s website early next week, including the necessary forms needed to report and file the floor-stocks tax. Reta
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2016 01:52
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[Pennsylvania] Corbett signs Philadelphia cigarette tax legislation, calling it a step toward firmer funding for schools

Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law on Wednesday imposing a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and little cigars sold in Philadelphia to help fund the city's cash-strapped schools. This new levy, which takes effect Oct. 1, is anticipated will generate $70 million
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: PENNSYLVANIA TO CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS — YOU’RE ALL GETTING TAXED!

The state took about nine months to pass a budget, but now that they’ve got one, it means they are handing out taxes like Oprah gives away cars to her audience. The state’s new cigarette tax rate became effective on Aug. 1. The rate jumped $0.05, from $0
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
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[Pennsylvania] $2-per-pack cigarette tax for schools is finally approved

The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon approved, 39-11, a long-debated $2-per-pack cigarette tax for Philadelphia to help close the School District's budget gap. Gov. Corbett promptly announced that he would sign the bill. Signing will take place at 11:3
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
added Sep 24, 2014 18:24
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar company says competitor's product infringes its trademark

The complaint says that Connecticut Valley Tobacconist created the Mysterioso brand of cigars in January 2003, successfully registering the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 and renewing it in 2012.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. cigarette tax will be nation's 10th highest

The budget-balancing $1-per-pack cigarette tax increase that takes effect on Aug. 1 will make Pennsylvania's $2.60 levy the 10th-highest in the nation. New Jersey's $2.70 per pack is 9th. In Philadelphia, the tax will be $4.60 per pack, which includes a
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 19, 2016 19:14
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