Nevada: Marijuana Tax Handbook


Nevada Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
6.85% N/A 6.85% 6.85% 10.00% 16.85%

2023 Nevada Marijuana Tax Handbook

Nevada patients are required to pay a 6.85% sales tax on every purchase of medical marijuana. There is no additional excise tax on medical marijuana in Nevada.

Nevada consumers are required to pay a 6.85% sales tax on every purchase of marijuana for personal use. There is also an additional excise tax of 10% on every purchase of marijuana for personal use.

About Nevada Marijuana Tax

Sales tax depends on where you are located in the state. The sales tax can range from the base 6.85% to 8.375%.

-15% excise tax is on first wholesale based on fair market value. Fair market value is calculated every 6 months and different products have different fair market value -10% excise tax is on sales price of marijuana and marijuana products except marijuana paraphernalia

What is the most recent revenue statistic for Nevada?

FY 2021: $157 million (excise taxes)

  • $5 million goes to the Cannabis Compliance Board to pay for the costs of the program
  • remaining revenues are credited to the State Education Fund

Is the Nevada Marijuana Tax Weight-Based or Percentage-of-price-Based?

Nevada's marijuana program uses a Percentage-of-price tax system. This means that the tax charged is calculated using the retail price of the Marijuana at the time of purchase.

Does Nevada have a Controlled Substances Tax?

Nevada does not have a Controlled Substances tax involving Marijuana.

How do Nevada's marijuana taxes compare to the states around it?


Note: It is illegal to transport marijuana accross state lines.

For more information about Nevada Marijuana Taxes, visit the Nevada Marijuana Tax page.

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