HB 191, Tobacco Tax Increase on Cigarettes

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Bill Sponsor

Rep. Ron Stephens
District 164

House Bill 191 would increase the excise tax on a pack of 20 cigarettes from 37 cents to 57 cents per pack and a like, pro rata, for other size packages. The bill also requires that the state proceeds derived from 20 cents of the per pack tax on cigarettes are to be appropriated annually to address healthcare issues affecting Georgians.

Last Updated: 2/14/2023
Subject Area: Taxation
Resources: bill text
2/6/2023 - Assigned To House Committee
House Ways & Means

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