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Spirits: Taxation

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 224342, tabled on 12 February 2015

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of how much consumers of spirits paid in duty, tax and VAT in the latest period for which figures are avaiable.

Answered on

24 February 2015

Receipts from duties on spirits that are released for consumption in the UK are published in our monthly alcohol bulletin:

https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulletins.aspx

Information on VAT paid by consumers on spirits is not available. HM Revenue & Customs do not collect data on VAT receipts by individual goods or services.

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