Texas Cigarette Tax

tabacA tax of $70.50 is imposed on the first sale or use of cigarettes per thousand weighing three pounds or less in the state of Texas, with an additional tax of $2.10 on cigarettes weighing more than three pounds per thousand.

There is an exception from this tax for a person who imports and personally transports no more than 200 cigarettes into Texas from another state for the person’s personal use. This exemption does not apply to the importation of cigarettes from a foreign country.

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