Wednesday, July 12, 2006

State Gasoline and Cigarette Taxes...

Ever wonder how much your state taxes cigarettes and gasoline? CNN finds that Rhode Island and Washington state are among the highest taxed states nationwide. Here are the top 5 for both catagories...
Top 5 highest gasoline taxed states(Per gallon)
  • Washington: 34 cents
  • Pennsylvania: 31.2 cents
  • Wisconsin: 30.9 cents
  • Rhode Island: 30 cents
  • North Carolina: 29.9 cents
Top 5 highest cigarette taxed states(Per pack)
  • Rhode Island: $2.46
  • New Jersey: $2.40
  • Washington: $2.025
  • Maine: $2.00
  • Alaska: $1.80
A full list of states can be found in PDF format here.

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