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DOF urges lawmakers to speed up alcohol excise tax hike

Feb 06, 2019 - 7:55 PM

While both tobacco and alcohol saw excise tax hikes back in 2012, the Department of Finance says alcohol lags behind in revenue contribution

Senator Sonny Angara, chair of the Committee on Ways & means, together with Senator Manny Pacquiao, listen to resource persons during the public hearing on the proposed measure increasing the excise tax rates on alcohol products. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/PRIB  Senator Sonny Angara, chair of the Committee on Ways & means, together with Senator Manny Pacquiao, listen to resource persons during the public hearing on the proposed measure increasing the excise tax rates on alcohol products. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/PRIB

Taxing tobacco: ‘Gov’t still earns if poor, youth buy less’

Sep 17, 2012 - 10:46 AM

Only the price sensitive segments of the population—the poor and the youth—will be discouraged by higher cigarette prices The rich will still buy the products

Not considering inflation in sin tax to cost P4.7-B

Jun 06, 2012 - 10:55 AM

If the pending legislation on the amendment of excise law on cigarette and alcohol product would not consider the rising cost of prices and services the government stands to lose additional P4 7 billion in revenues says finance official Gil Beltran