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Alcohol, Tobacco Tax Revenues Jump In Norway Due To Closed Borders

Published on Oct 6 2020 9:29 AM in A-Brands tagged: Trending Posts / Tobacco / Alcohol / Tax / Norway / Paywall / Border Trade

Alcohol, Tobacco Tax Revenues Jump In Norway Due To Closed Borders

Revenue from alcohol taxes rose by 19% in Norway between January and August of this year, largely due to the closed border with neighbouring Sweden, new data has shown.

According to the Skatteetaten data, which was published by the P4 news portal, tobacco tax increased by as much as 34% during the period.

All told, the increased tax take amounts to around NOK 3.4 billion (€310 million), the data shows.

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