Tag Archives: cider tax
Posted on April 7, 2010 by Jim C.
The controversial cider tax has been scrapped in the last-minute scramble to rush key legislation through before Parliament is dissolved next week. The increase on cider has been reversed after ministers ran out of time to introduce the legislation before the general election. The levy was among three taxes in the Finance Bill to be [...]
Posted on March 24, 2010 by Jim C.
The cider industry has been trying its hardest to help the economy recover in the last few years and, as one of the few industries that have achieved growth through the recent recession, is a true British success story. Cider drinkers were left with a bitter taste in the mouth today after the Chancellor singled [...]
Posted on October 30, 2009 by Jim C.
Did you know that the average beer and cider drinker pay on average £419 in tax each year? And by 2012 the government plans to increase this to £558 per year. This is due to the government taking 33% on every pint as tax, wanting to increase this by another third by 2012. Since cider [...]