Alcohol and Tabacco Tax raise up effective immediately
The new excise tax rate will take effect on Saturday, September 16 onwards with heavy alcohol beatings.
The rates, published in the Royal Gazette, adjust the tax rate for beer to 22 percent of the retail price and Bt430 per liter of alcoholic content For wine made from grapes, the tax rate is Bt1,500 per liter of alcoholic content for a wine bottle not exceeding Bt1,000. Wine priced higher than Bt1,000 will be taxed at 20 percent of its price and Bt1,500 per liter of alcoholic content.
The rate for wine made from grapes mixed with other fruits is 10 percent of the price and Bt150 per liter of alcoholic content. These rates are effective from now onwards. The white spirit tax rate is 2 percent of retail price and Bt155 per liter of alcoholic content, while for other kinds of spirits the rate is 20 percent of retail price and Bt255 per liter of alcoholic content
The tax rate for a cigarette is 20 percent of the retail price for a pack not exceeding Bt60 and Bt1.20 per roll. The rate goes up to 40 percent for a cigarette pack priced more than Bt60. It is effective from September 16, 2017, until September 30, 2019. And the rate for cigars is 10 percent of price and Bt1.2 per gram effective Saturday. Asia Nation