1 min read.Updated: 30 Apr 2020, 08:53 AM ISTAgencies
Excise duty on beer has been increased from 35% to 45%
Rajasthan is expected to mop up ₹800 crore from the hike in these changes
JAIPUR : To make up for revenue loss during coronavirus lockdown, the Rajasthan government has decided to hike excise duty on liquor by 10 percentage points. The excise duty on Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) bottles having price below ₹900 will now be 35% instead of 25%. For IMFL bottles having price of ₹900 or above, duty will now be 45% instead of 35%, according to an official of the state excise department.