TurboTax: Nicotine Nation: Which States Import the Most Cigarettes Illegally
In any initiative, striving for positive results is always a desired goal, but sometimes, unexpected results can happen…even with public policies. From 2006 through today, cigarette tax rates have steadily increased throughout the United States. As a reaction, importing cigarettes illegally (selling discounted pack from low-tax states to sell in high-tax states at a lower rate) has increased substantially from state-to-state. Here, we take a detailed look at what states import the most cigarettes incognito.