West Bengal, India: New Excise Tax Regime Lowers Beer Taxes

Posted on October 14, 2020 in Asia-Pacific, Asia-Pacific

West Bengal will be lowering alcohol taxes, starting first with beer under a new, even more complicated, tax regime. Taxes on hard liquor are also slated to fall by November. This policy reversal puts health and development in jeopardy in West Bengal.

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