Thursday, 18 January 2018
BEER TAX... Hotel Maitland publican Neil Barnes does not agree with a proposal to increase  the tax on draught beer. BEER TAX... Hotel Maitland publican Neil Barnes does not agree with a proposal to increase the tax on draught beer.

Pubs say no thanks to beer tax

THE beer brewing industry has slammed a proposal to tax draught beer.

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education made the recommendation to in­crease the tax on draught beer in a pre-budget submission to the federal government.

It suggested a reform of the tax system which would bring tax on draught beer in line with the rates applied to packaged beer in order to provide a level playing field, additional revenue and a reduction in harm.

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