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New Health Promotion Agency Levy rates for alcohol

The annual adjustment to the levy rates on alcoholic beverages will take place on 1 July 2020.


The rates are:

Class Current HPA rates to 30 June 2020 New HPA rates from 1 July 2020
A – 1.15–2.5 % alcohol 0.5152 cents per litre 0.51112 cents per litre
B – 2.5–6 % alcohol 1.5854 cents per litre 1.5780 cents per litre
C – 6–9% alcohol 2.7478 cents per litre 2.7262 cents per litre
D – 9–14% alcohol 3.4348 cents per litre 3.4078 cents per litre
E – 14-23% alcohol 6.2001 cents per litre 5.9638 cents per litre
F – more than 23% alcohol 13.3260 cents per litre 12.9984 cents per litre

The Legislative Instrument that provides for these new rates is the New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Health Promotion Agency Levy) Order 2020

Alcohol products removed from a licensed manufacturing area or imported after midnight on 30 June 2020 will be subject to the new rates.

For further information, see the Health Promotion Agency website or please contact Customs on 0800 428 786 (0800 4 CUSTOMS).