Sixty percent of cigarettes sold in New York are smuggled to avoid taxes

Charlie Spiering

A new study released by the Tax Foundation shows that over 60 percent of cigarettes are smuggled in to New York to avoid the state’s high cigarette taxes.

The smuggled cigarettes are usually transported from states with lower taxes on cigarettes.

Published on NewsOK Published: January 10, 2013
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Charlie Spiering

A new study released by the Tax Foundation shows that over 60 percent of cigarettes are smuggled in to New York to avoid the state’s high cigarette taxes.

The smuggled cigarettes are usually transported from states with lower taxes on cigarettes.

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