2009 House Bill 5355

Raise tax on “little cigars”

Introduced in the House

Sept. 10, 2009

Introduced by Rep. George Cushingberry (D-8)

To impose a tax of 32 percent of the wholesale price on “little cigars.” This is projected to take $6.3 million.

Referred to the Committee on Tax Policy

Oct. 6, 2009

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass.