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Table 5 Sales taxes on cigarettes, 2012–2016

From: Anti-tobacco control industry strategies in Turkey

  January 2013 July 2013 January 2014 July 2014 January 2015 July 2015 January 2016
Minimum specific SCT per stick (TL) 0.1575 0.1613 0.1875 0.1971 0.1994 0.2103 0.2210
Minimum specific SCT per pack (TL) (20 sticks* Minimum specific SCT per stick) 3.15 3.23 3.75 3.94 3.99 4.21 4.42
 Specific SCT per pack (TL) 0.0900 0.0922 0.1300 0.1366 0.1866 0.1968 0.2468
 SCT per pack (% of retail price) 65.25% 65.25% 65.25% 65.25% 65.25% 65.25% 65.25%
 VAT per pack (% of retail price) 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0% 18.0%
  1. Data source: [38]