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Excise duty on tobacco to go up extra in April 2024

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versieEffective date: 1 April 2024

What changes?

The excise duties on cigarettes, loose tobacco, and cigars will increase in April 2024.

  • The price of a packet of cigarettes (20 pieces) will increase by €0.93 to an average price of €11.10.
  • The excise duty on a packet of loose (rolling) tobacco will increase by €3.60. The average price will then be €24.14.
  • The excise duty on cigar and cigarillo's will be 11% of the sales price.

For whom?

  • tobacco sellers
  • tobacco producers

When?

This change is expected to be effective from on 1 April, 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 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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