Texas’ Tax on Other Tobacco Products Converted to a Weight-Based System


Governor Perry signed HB 2154 which increased other tobacco products taxes and converted the tax from an ad valorem system to a weight-based system. The law became effective September 1, 2009. You can review the text of the bill on the Texas Legislature’s website at http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/81R/billtext/pdf/HB02154F.pdf.