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June 12, 2019
More vapor taxes come to the Middle East
Jordan and Saudi Arabia are introducing excise taxes on electronic cigarettes
May 31, 2019
IARC supports risk-based taxation of vapor products
Cancer research agency endorses the use of risk-based taxation as a means of reducing the harm caused by tobacco use
April 8, 2019
U.S. States prepare to tax heated tobacco products
While dozens of state consider taxes on e-cigarettes a small number are preparing to tax heated tobacco products.
March 8, 2019
Lithuania: Excise taxes on vapor products go into effect
Lithuania joins other EU Member States in taxing electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products
January 16, 2019
Albania taxes vaping
Amendments to Albania’s tax legislation create new excise categories for heated tobacco and electronic cigarettes
January 14, 2019
Poland maintains zero excise on vapor products
Excise duties on novel products sold in Poland will remain at zero until 30 June 2020
January 2, 2019
UK Government supports risk-based taxation for heated tobacco
HM Treasury proposes a new excise duty category and risk-based tax treatment for heat-not-burn tobacco products
December 28, 2018
A new excise tax on heated tobacco is coming to Austria
A new excise tax category for heated tobacco has been created in Austria
November 7, 2018
Montana voters reject tax on vapor products
Montana’s ballot initiative I-185 to raise tobacco taxes and introduce an excise tax on e-cigs and other vapor products appears to be defeated
July 26, 2018
Denmark adopts new tax category for heated tobacco
Denmark’s Ministry of Taxation has issued an Executive Order creating a new tax category for heated tobacco products
July 6, 2018
U.K. Government proposes new tax category for heated tobacco
UK HM Revenue & Customs issues draft proposal to create new tax category for heated tobacco in the Tobacco Products Duty Act
May 29, 2018
European Commission initiates public consultation on taxation of novel products
DG Taxation and Customs Union is seeking the views of economic operators and other stakeholders on the taxation of novel products.
March 16, 2018
HM Treasury will create new tax category for heated tobacco products
HM Treasury announced last week that it will create a new product category for taxing heated tobacco products.
February 5, 2018
Poland introduces taxes on vapor products
Amendments to Poland’s Act on Excise Duty will bring new excise taxes to novel tobacco products — heated tobacco and liquid for e-cigarettes
January 16, 2018
European Commission opts not to tax vapor products
Due largely to insufficient data on the markets for e-cigarettes and heat not burn tobacco the European Commission puts off decision to tax them
December 30, 2017
Connecticut will apply a discount when taxing “modified risk tobacco products”
The State of Connecticut will apply a 50% discount when taxing “modified tobacco risk products”
December 7, 2017
Taxes on heated tobacco are trending below those on cigarettes
This article analyzes the excise taxes on heated tobacco products and compares them to taxes on other tobacco products.
December 4, 2017
Portuguese budget amends tax on “heat not burn” and other tobacco products
Portugal’s Parliament approved a budget for 2018 that amends the excise tax on tobacco for heating. Taxes on cigarettes and cigars also changed.
November 30, 2017
More taxes on heated tobacco expected in Korea
The recent tax increase on heated tobacco products presages additional rate hikes.
September 29, 2017
Cyprus introduces taxes on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco
Parliament adopts new tax categories and introduces specific excise taxes on two novel tobacco products
September 7, 2017
OPINION: Korea may go a step too far in taxing heat-not-burn products
Opinion and analysis of South Korea’s current and proposed taxation of heat-not-burn tobacco products
August 7, 2017
Bulgaria agrees to tax on heated tobacco products
The National Assembly has approved a new tax on heated tobacco products as of 1 January 2018.
July 12, 2017
How should heated tobacco be taxed?
Now that heated tobacco products are more available this article provides some practical guidelines for simple and transparent tax policies.
May 31, 2017
UK consultation on taxation of heated tobacco products ends soon
HM Treasury seeks input on taxation of heated tobacco products. The public consultation closes on 20 June 2017.
March 10, 2017
Estonia debates tax on vapor products
Blog: Estonia considers excise tax on electronic cigarettes and other vapor products
March 2, 2017
A template for taxing heated tobacco products has emerged
Specific excise taxes based on the weight of tobacco have become the most common means of taxing heated tobacco products in Europe and elsewhere
January 4, 2017
Portugal’s 2017 budget contains important and noteworthy changes for vapor products
Blog: Portugal’s 2017 budget contains important and noteworthy changes for vapor products.
December 30, 2016
More taxes to come in 2017
Blog: A look at excise taxes scheduled to be introduced on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products in 2017
December 20, 2016
Europe seeks a clearer vision on future of e-cigarette taxation policy
Blog: A look at the development of vapor taxes on both sides of the Atlantic as Europe considers harmonizing policy on e-cigarette taxation
November 30, 2016
Slovak Republic approves smokeless tobacco excise
Blog: excise tax introduced on heated tobacco products