Do you sell non-alcoholic drinks, such as soft drinks and fruit juices? The consumption tax (verbruiksbelasting) on these drinks is going up. From 1 January 2024, the consumption tax on non-alcoholic drinks will increase to €26.13 per hectolitre (100 litres).
Mineral water and milk will no longer fall under these non-alcoholic beverages from 1 January 2024. You will pay no consumption tax on milk and mineral water from that date.
- entrepreneurs that sell alcohol-free drinks, such as soft drinks and fruit juices
- entrepreneurs that sell milk and mineral water
The change in law will enter into effect on 1 January 2024.