Turkey increases Special Consumption Tax by 47.4%

Turkey’s Ministry of Treasury and Finance has announced that its Special Consumption Tax levied on alcohol and tobacco products will increase by 47.4%. Under these changes, the minimum fixed tax on beer has increased from 2.39 to 3.52 lira (an increase of around £1) and the tax levied on a pack of cigarettes has increased from 9.76 to 14.39 lira (an increase of around £4).

Source: https://bianet.org/english/life/255676-turkey-increases-special-consumption-tax-on-alcohol-tobacco-by-47-4-percent