A cigarette tax is imposed on each package of cigarettes sold in the City of Norfolk. Each pack of cigarettes must have the state and city cigarette tax stamps applied by the retailer / wholesaler before the cigarettes are offered for sale. The tax is $0.95 per 20 count package. The cigarette tax is payable upon the purchase of cigarette stamps from the Norfolk Treasurer's Office.
The City Treasurer is responsible for issuing the stamps and collecting the money for the stamps. The stamps can be purchased through the mail. The forms are available from the Commissioner of the Revenue, please call 664-7886.