Excise Duties on Beer: Australia in International Perspective (Revised August 2019)
30 August 2019
Economist Prof Kym Anderson AC updates his May 2019 research comparing beer tax around the world. The August 2019 analysis of Australia compared with OECD and EU countries takes into account the ATOs latest CPI hike, showing Australia, at $2.23 per litre, is now just 1 cent behind Japan ($2.24 per litre) as the third highest beer taxed nation on earth. 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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