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New HPA Levy rates for alcohol from 1 July 2016
The annual adjustment to the levy rates on alcoholic beverages will take place on 1 July 2016.
The new HPA rates are:
|Current HPA rates to 30 June 2016||New HPA rates from 1 July 2016|
|0.5628 cents per litre||0.5707 cents per litre|
|1.6590 cents per litre||1.6945 cents per litre|
|3.0015 cents per litre||3.0435 cents per litre|
|3.7519 cents per litre||3.8043 cents per litre|
|6.9674 cents per litre||6.8014 cents per litre|
|14.4058 cents per litre||14.5799 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 2016.
Alcoholic beverages removed from a licensed manufacturing area or imported after midnight on 30 June 2016 will be subject to the new rates.
For further information see the Duties & charges section, or contact Customs on 0800 428 786 (0800 4 CUSTOMS).