Frequently Asked Questions

The Ohio Department of Taxation has compiled a list of frequently asked questions covering many different categories.

To view the questions, click on the "Select Category" bar and then click on the category you are interested in.  A list of questions will appear pertaining to that category. Then click on the question you are inquiring about and the answer will appear.

Why is the tax rate for little cigars being increased?

  • Little cigars are a filtered product, as are most cigarettes. They will now be taxed at a rate similar to that on cigarettes, leveling the playing field.
  • The federal tax also has a higher rate for little cigars than for other tobacco products.

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