Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax

A license is required for dealers who sell, purchase, possess or acquire cigarettes or tobacco products in the Borough as a manufacturer, distributor, direct-buying retailer, or vending machine operator.

License application

​The cigarette and tobacco products excise tax is calculated as follows:

Five cents (0.05 cents) on each cigarette brought into the Borough for distribution or sale in the Borough after October 1, 2017.

Twenty-five percent (25%) of the wholesale price of other tobacco products brought into the Borough for distribution or sale in the Borough after October 1, 2017.

​An excise tax form will be available soon for reporting purposes.