The alcoholic beverages includes IMFL, Beer, Imported Alcoholic Beverages & Wine
The alcoholic beverages includes IMFL, Beer, Imported Alcoholic Beverages & Wine|Representational image
ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Alcohol to cost 25% more in Arunachal

The decision to levy a ‘cess’ of 25 % on the maximum retail price of all alcoholic beverages was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by CM Pema Khandu

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government on Friday, May 8 decided to levy a 'cess' of 25 per cent on the maximum retail price of all alcoholic beverages including Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) effective midnight of Saturday.

The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pema Khandu.

Khandu who took to the twitter to announce the same wrote, "To augment States own Resources and to generate much-needed revenue, State Cabinet decided to levy a ‘Cess’ of 25% on MRP of all Alcoholic Beverages including IMFL, Beer, Imported Alcoholic Beverages & Wine, etc. wef 00:01 AM of 09.05.2020."

The state government had earlier on May 04 levied a cess of 10 per cent on wholesale prices (inclusive of VAT) of IMFL and beer which came into effect from May 05.

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