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Increase in excise on cigarettes nothing more than stealth tax on customers and a gift to criminals – Retailers Against Smuggling

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  • October 10, 2017
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  Retailers are angry at the Government’s decision to impose yet another excise increase of 50c on tobacco, bringing a packet of 20 cigarettes up to 12 euro. The move comes despite the Tax Strategy Group clearly stating in July that an increase in excise on tobacco would not generate any additional revenue, given the…