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Table 3 Sales taxes on cigarettes, 2005–2012

From: Anti-tobacco control industry strategies in Turkey

  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 January 2010 September 2011 November 2011 May 2012
Minimum specific SCT per stick (TL) 0.0675 0.0700 0.0750 0.0775 0.1025 0.1325
Minimum specific SCT per pack (TL) (20 sticks* Minimum specific SCT per stick) 1.35 1.40 1.50 1.55 2.05 2.65 0.00 0.00
 Specific SCT per pack (TL)
 SCT per pack (% of retail price) 58.00% 58.00% 58.00% 58.00% 58.00% 63.00% 69.00% 65.00% 65.00%
 VAT per pack (% of retail price) 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0%
  1. Data source: [38]