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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJanuary 31st, 2013

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Title

Tobacco Tax Equity Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax rate parity among all tobacco products, and for other purposes.

Summary

Tobacco Tax Equity Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to tax pipe tobacco, smokeless tobacco products, and large cigars at the same level as cigarettes. Revises the definition of "tobacco products" to include any other product containing tobacco that is intended or expected to be consumed. Makes smokeless tobacco products sold in discrete single-use units subject to an excise tax of $50.33 per thousand.

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