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The Saskatchewan Advantage

The Tobacco Tax Act, 1998 imposes a tax on tobacco products purchased in Saskatchewan or imported into the Province for consumption.

The Revenue Division has prepared bulletins to help explain how Tobacco Tax applies in specific situations.

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The Tobacco Tax Act, 1998 imposes a tax on tobacco products purchased in Saskatchewan or imported into the Province for consumption.


Authority

Collected under the authority of The Tobacco Tax Act, 1998.

Basis

Imposes a direct tax on all tobacco products consumed in Saskatchewan.

Rates



Date of Tax Change 

Cigarettes $
(per pkg.
of 25)

Tobacco
$
(per 25
grams)

 




Cigars 

March 21/13

6.25

6.25

  100% of taxable value to $5.00 max, minimum of 35¢ per cigar
March 25/10

5.25

5.25

  100% of taxable value to $5.00 max, minimum of 35¢ per cigar  
October 28/06 

4.575

4.575

 

95% of taxable value to $5.00 max,
minimum of 35¢ per cigar

April 1/04

4.375

4.375

 

95% of taxable value to $5.00 max,
minimum of 35¢ per cigar

March 28/02

4.00

4.00

 

95% of retail selling price to $5.00 max, minimum of 35¢ per cigar

March 30/00

2.15

1.925

 

95% of retail selling price to $2.50 max, minimum of 35¢ per cigar

March 27/99

2.15

1.425

  95% of retail selling price to $2.50 max 

March 21/97

2.10

1.375

 

95% of retail selling price to $2.50 max

Revenue

Year

Revenue

1995/96

$114,180,000

1996/97

$116,869,000

1997/98

$123,631,000

1998/99

$122,680,000

1999/00

$123,866,000

2000/01

$122,012,000

2001/02

$120,049,000

2002/03

$158,472,000

2003/04

$176,747,000

2004/05

$187,029,000

2005/06

$171,107,000

2006/07

$190,334,000

2007/08

$190,412,000

2008/09

$199,072,000

2009/10

$196,868,097

2010/11

$237,507,244

2011/12

$242,852,691

2012/13

$253,353,451

2013/14 (Budget)

$295,300,000

Related Links

Tax information on fuel and tobacco purchases for Status Indians on reserves. 



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