IPCPR Legislative | Montana: Ask House Lawmakers to Vote “NO” on SB 354

Montana: Ask House Lawmakers to Vote “NO” on SB 354

03 Apr Montana: Ask House Lawmakers to Vote “NO” on SB 354

The Montana House Committee on Taxation will be hearing S.B. 354 on April 5th, 2017. This legislation, if passed, would:

1. Increase the cigarette SET rate by $1.50 per pack, to a total of $3.20 per pack;

2. Increase the SET rate on moist snuff from $0.85 per oz. to the greater of  74% of the wholesale price or the cigarette SET rate ($3.20);

3. Increase the SET rate on other tobacco products from 50% to 74% of wholesale price.

 The Committee will meet April 5th, 8:00 AM, Room 152

We urge you to contact the members of the House Taxation Committee and ask them to vote “NO” on these tax increases. Help us keep Montana competitive for all tobacconists! Contact the legislature today to voice your opposition.

Please stand up for your retail tobacco business by expressing your opposition to S.B. 354. Click on the button below to contact the Montana House Taxation Committee Today!
Questions or comments should be directed to Tyler Henson, IPCPR Western Regional Representative, tyler@ipcpr.org.



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