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Tax Gap of Heated Tobacco Products in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia applies excise taxes on heated tobacco products. The amended law became effective in May 2019, and the tax is implemented by the General Authority of Zakat & Tax. The tax applies also applies to heated tobacco products.  

The rate for all tobacco products, including heated tobacco is an ad valorem tax rate of 100% of the “pre-tax” price. This means that the effective tax rate is 50% of the retail sale price.

The tax in in accordance with the “Excise Tax Agreement of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council.”



Last updated Sept. 1, 2023