Tax Hikes Kick In On Gasoline, Cigarettes In Massachusetts

July 31, 2013 12:44 PM
Tax Hikes Kick In On Gasoline, Cigarettes In Massachusetts
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" BOSTON (AP) — Higher taxes on gasoline and cigarettes are kicking in for Massachusetts consumers.

The state’s gasoline tax jumps 3 cents Wednesday, from 21 cents per gallon to 24 cents.

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The excise tax on cigarettes is also increasing $1 to $3.51 per pack.

The state has alerted retailers to begin collecting the new taxes, which were part of a transportation finance bill approved by the Legislature over the veto of Gov "

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