Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax

This is a proposed guidance document. The document has been submitted to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Administrative Register for public comment as provided by sec. 227.112(1), Wis. Stats.

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Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Returns and Reports

Applicable Laws and Rules

This document provides statements or interpretations of the following laws and regulations in effect as of September 26, 2019: Section Tax 9.001(1) and (2), Wis. Adm. Code.

Laws enacted and in effect after September 26, 2019, new administrative rules, and court decisions may change the interpretations in this document. Guidance issued prior to September 26, 2019, that is contrary to the information in this document is superseded by this document, pursuant to sec. 73.16(2)(a), Wis. Stats.


Excise Tax Unit
PO Box 8900
Madison, WI 53708-8900
Phone: (608) 266-6701
Fax: (608) 261-7049
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Guidance Document Number: 100225

September 26, 2019