How Much Tax are You Paying When You Purchase Beer in Montana?
When you buy a frosty tall boy or 12 pack of beer at your local convenience store, exactly how much of that money goes to “The Man?” In the state of Montana, about $0.14. That’s not bad, considering we are paying quite a bit less compared to other states in ‘merica.
According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States; Tax Foundation the highest beer tax in the nation belongs to….Tennessee. A whopping $1.17 goes to the state’s Excise Beer Tax. The second highest beer taxes belong to Alaska with $1.07. In third place, Alabama with $1.05.
The states with the lowest beer tax? Wyoming with a measly $0.02 came in at #1. Missouri in second with $0.06, tied with Wisconsin.