STATE OF CALIFORNIA
STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
PROPERTY AND SPECIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT 450 N STREET, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA PO BOX 942879, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 94279-0056 800-400-7115 FAX 916-323-9297
BETTY T. YEE First District, San Francisco BILL LEONARD Second District, Ontario/Sacramento MICHELLE STEEL Third District, Rolling Hills Estates
May 15, 2009
JUDY CHU, Ph.D. Fourth District, Los Angeles JOHN CHIANG State Controller
RAMON J. HIRSIG Executive Director
FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010 TAX RATE ON OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS
In accordance with section 30126 of the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Law, the Board,
at its April 15, 2009 meeting, approved a tobacco products tax rate of 41.11 percent.
Distributors will be required to apply this rate to all distributions of tobacco products, other than
cigarettes, for the period July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the Excise Taxes Division at
Lynn Bartolo, Chief
Excise Taxes Division
BOE-851 REV. 14 (4-09)