Excise Duties on Beer: Australia in International Perspective
30 May 2019
Economist Prof Kym Anderson AC updates his 2014 research comparing beer tax around the world. The 2019 analysis of Australia compared with OECD and EU countries, shows Aussies pay many times the rates of others and the highest proportion of our incomes in beer tax. Our beer tax is the fourth highest in the world. We then pay another 10% GST on top of everything, including the beer tax. It is also automatically increased every six months...
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