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Old 12-21-2013, 02:52 PM
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Default Texas To Begin Taxing Booze And Cigarettes at Galveston Cruise Port
Cruising from Galveston in 2014? If you bring booze or cigarettes back, be prepared to pay a state tax - $3.50 per fifth of liquor for example. The state TABC will have officers with their own checkpoints as you leave the terminal. I imagine if you say you have nothing and they pull you aside for a baggage search and find you are lying, it won't be good.

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