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Excise duty on alcohol goes up in 2024

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versiePrinsjesdag suitcaseThis is a Prinsjesdag articleSee more expected changesEffective date: 1 January 2024

What changes?

Do you sell beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages? The excise duty on beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages will increase by 8.4% from 1 January 2024.

For whom?

  • alcohol sellers
  • alcohol producers
  • alcohol importers


The change in law will enter into force on 1 January 2024.

Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the Upper and Lower Houses (Eerste en Tweede Kamer) of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or Staatscourant (Government Gazette, in Dutch).

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