Punjab Imposes COVID Tax On Liquor

June 1, 2020 - PatialaPolitics


Liquor is going to cost more in Punjab now as the state government today imposed COVID cess on the sale of alcohol due to the ongoing lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Punjab government raised additional excise duty and additional assessed fee on liquor in the range of Rs 2 to Rs 50 depending upon the type of liquor.

The move will help the state mobilise additional revenue of Rs 145 crore in the current fiscal.