June 12, 2019

More vapor taxes come to the Middle East

Jordan and Saudi Arabia are introducing excise taxes on electronic cigarettes Read Article
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 Read Article
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. Read Article
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 Read Article
January 16, 2019

Albania taxes vaping

Amendments to Albania’s tax legislation create new excise categories for heated tobacco and electronic cigarettes Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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” Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
November 30, 2017

More taxes on heated tobacco expected in Korea

The recent tax increase on heated tobacco products presages additional rate hikes. Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
March 10, 2017

Estonia debates tax on vapor products

Blog: Estonia considers excise tax on electronic cigarettes and other vapor products Read Article
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 Read Article
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. Read Article
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 Read Article
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 Read Article
November 30, 2016

Slovak Republic approves smokeless tobacco excise

Blog: excise tax introduced on heated tobacco products Read Article