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​Changes to the alcohol excise duty rates and the HPA levy rate will come into effect on 1 July 2015. Read here to see the new rates.

Last updated: Friday, 05 June 2015

​A Border Clearance Levy was introduced on 1 January 2016 to fund border clearance activities to help keep New Zealand safe.

Last updated: Thursday, 21 January 2016
How to work out your Customs charges, concessions and duty-free allowances along with ways to pay.
Last updated: Thursday, 01 November 2012

​The PEFML levy will increase on 1 July 2016 to 0.2 cents per litre (up from the existing rate of 0.045 cents per litre). The levy applies to petroleum or engine fuel that is specified in the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table as a type of motor spirit, diesel, biodiesel, and ethyl alcohol (fuel).

Last updated: Friday, 20 May 2016

​From 1 July 2013, the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) will take over the functions previously carried out by the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC).

Last updated: Wednesday, 12 June 2013

​The excise on motor spirits will increase to 53.524 cents from 50.524 cents. The increase will take effect from 1 July 2013.

Last updated: Friday, 24 May 2013

​More and more people are shopping on the internet. But there may be extra charges you should be aware of.

Last updated: Thursday, 06 October 2016

​Changes to excise duties and the ACC levy on motor spirits come into effect on 1 July 2015. The excise and excise-equivalent duties will increase by 3 cents and the ACC levy will decrease by 3 cents.

Last updated: Friday, 26 June 2015

New biosecurity system entry levy rates come into force on 1 July 2015 and these are set out in the Biosecurity (System Entry Levy) Amendment Order 2015.

Last updated: Thursday, 28 May 2015

​​The annual indexation increase to excise and excise-equivalent duty rates together with a separate 10 percent increase will take place on 1 January 2017.

Last updated: Thursday, 08 December 2016

The annual adjustment to the excise and excise-equivalent duty rates on alcoholic beverages will take place on 1 July 2013 and is based on movements in the “Consumers Price Index All groups, excluding credit services” over the 12-month period to 31 March 2013.

Last updated: Thursday, 06 June 2013

​​The annual adjustment to the excise and excise-equivalent duty rates on alcoholic beverages will take place on 1 July 2016.

Last updated: Friday, 03 June 2016

​The annual adjustment to the levy rates on alcoholic beverages will take place on 1 July 2016.

Last updated: Friday, 20 May 2016
Last updated: Friday, 18 September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday, 31 January 2017