Top 10 States With Lowest Tax on Beer

By Michael W. Chapman | March 22, 2018 | 1:28pm EDT

( -- According to the Tax Foundation's new Facts & Figures report for 2018, Wyoming has the lowest state excise tax on beer at only 2 cents per gallon. The state with the highest excise tax on beer is Tennessee, at $1.29 per gallon.

As presented by the Tax Foundation, the top ten states with the lowest excise tax on beer are as follows:

1. Wyoming, $0.02

2. Missouri, $0.06

3. Wisconsin, $0.06

4. Colorado, $0.08

5. Pennsylvania, $0.08

6. Oregon, $0.08

7. Massachusetts, $0.11

8. Indiana, $0.12

9. New Jersey, $0.12

10. Rhode Island, $0.12

Chugging a beer.  (YouTube)

The top ten states (and D.C.) with the highest excise taxes on beer (dollars per gallon) are as follows:

1. Tennessee, $1.29

2. Alaska, $1.07

3. Alabama, $1.05

4. Georgia, $1.01

5. Hawaii, $0.93 

6. Kentucky, $0.85 

7.  South Carolina, $0.77

8. District of Columbia, $0.70

9. Maryland, $0.53

10. Minnesota, $0.49  

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