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Barrels and Bottles Blog — alcohol duty

Alcohol duty increase stays the same in the budget

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Good news – alcohol duty rates are not going up further in the latest budget announcement – they are still set for 2% above inflation. Share and Enjoy:

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Alcohol duty held at the current rates

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Some good news in yesterdays budget from Chancellor George Osborne. The duty levied on alcohol has been frozen and the proposed 10% above inflation increase on cider will be scrapped. Duty on tobacco and fuel has also been frozen so no increased delivery costs for the time being. Share and Enjoy:

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Duty increase on wine, spirits, beers and cider.

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Chancellor Alistair Darling has just announced the following increases in alcohol duty during his 2010 Budget : Wine : duty increase of 2% a year until 2013 Beer : duty increase of 2% a year until 2013 Spirits : duty increase of 2% a year until 2013 Cider : duty increase by 10% above inflation […]

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Budget day – will alcohol duty rise?

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The Chancellors speech is scheduled to start at 12.30 this afternoon and will be eagerly awaited by the whole nation. Gossips suggests a possible duty increase on alcohol of 5% to help plug the national debt and reduce the so called binge drinking culture. With the election looming lets hope it is a “soft” budget […]

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Lower VAT from Monday

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Bringing you better deals on wine, Champagne and hamper gifts this Christmas – from Monday 1st December 2009 Barrels and Bottles are providing even better value for money. Not only is the rate of VAT dropping by an un-precedented 2.5 points to 15% additionally we are not passing on the latest increase in alcohol duty. […]

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