How High Are Wine Taxes In Your State?

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The Tax Foundation released its annual survey of state wine taxes from across the country. Find out how your state ranks:

"The treatment of wine differs extensively across the states, and at higher rates than beer because of greater alcohol content.

Kentucky has the highest wine excise tax rate at $3.17 per gallon, followed by Alaska ($2.50), Florida ($2.25), Iowa ($1.75), and New Mexico and Alabama (tied at $1.70). The five states with the lowest wine excise rates are California ($0.20), Texas ($0.20), Wisconsin ($0.25), Kansas ($0.30), and New York ($0.30). Notably, these rankings do not include states that control all sales (New Hampshire, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Utah, Wyoming)..."

Check out the full map: https://taxfoundation.org/high-wine-taxes-state/

The Tax Foundation also recently released its annual beer tax survey, as covered by DrinksReform.org here: http://www.drinksreform.org/blog-1/2017/6/8/why-beer-taxes-are-129-in-tennessee-but-just-2-cents-in-wyoming