The impact of beer duty

Ben Ramanauskas October 28, 2017 12:00 AM

There are health risks to people from excessive consumption of alcohol. Furthermore, excessive consumption can place a burden on society due to the cost of paying for healthcare and the criminal justice system . As a result, the government levies a duty on beer which is designed to discourage its consumption and to also compensate for the burden placed on society generated by drinking large quantities of beer.

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