Excise duty on tobacco up extra in April 2024

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
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Nederlandse versie
Effective date: 1 April 2024

What has changed?

The excise duties on cigarettes, loose tobacco, and cigars increased on 1 April 2024.

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

For whom?

  • tobacco sellers
  • tobacco producers


This change has entered into effect on 1 April, 2024.

Questions relating to this article?

Please contact the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO