The Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee on Thursday will consider two measures addressing taxing of tobacco products.
Sen. Sue Crawford introduced LB1117, which would increase the tax in cigarettes from 64 cents per pack to $2.14 per pack. Also, it would:
Another measure, LB1087, also will be heard by the Revenue Committee Thursday.
LB 1087, introduced by Sen. Justin Wayne, changes the tax rate on cigars, which is currently 20 percent of the wholesale price. It would impose a 50-cent cap on the cigar tax. If it passes, it would go into eﬀect on Oct. 1, 2018.
Both bills are scheduled for hearing before the Revenue Committee Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. LB1117 is scheduled for second on the agenda and LB1087 is scheduled for third on the agenda.
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