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* The personal
income tax rates are increased effective July 1, 2013. The
effective rate is the average of the rate for the first 6 months
of the year and the rate for the last 6 months of the year, and
will be the rate used when 2013 income tax returns are filed.
Effective midnight on March 28, 2013, the tobacco tax rate on cigarettes will
be increased by 2 cents per cigarette, or 50 cents per package of 25
cigarettes. The tax rate for loose tobacco and other tobacco products will
be increased to 19 cents per gram, and the tax on cigars will be increased to
75% of the normal retail price.