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BBPA comments on Duty Fraud Task Force report


The BBPA has commented on the publication of the Joint Alcohol Anti-Fraud Taskforce report.

Measures to tackle duty fraud – BBPA comments


Commenting on confirmation in the Autumn Statement that the Government is pressing ahead with measures to tackle duty fraud, including wholesale registration and due diligence.

Duty fraud - no beer tax stamps is great news, says BBPA


Commenting on today’s announcement on government policy to tackle duty fraud

Britain beer tax gap widens - new beer and pub statistics handbook


The tax gap endured by British beer drinkers when compared to our EU neighbours has reached new heights and must be addressed - so says British Beer & Pub Association Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds, commenting on the publication of the association’s Statistical Handbook 2012 – the leading statistics bible for the beer and pub industry.

PAC report on duty evasion - get tough on criminals and drop costly tax stamps for British business, says BBPA


Commenting on today’s Public Accounts Committee report on duty evasion, Andy Tighe, Director of Brewing at the British Beer & Pub Association.

UK beer sales struggle in second quarter –‘Beer Barometer’ from the British Beer & Pub Association


UK beer sales dipped sharply in the second quarter 2012, as poor weather, and the impact of another substantial tax hike in the March Budget failed to compensate for strong trading around the Jubilee weekend and the Euro 2012 football.

Government plans announced in the Budget for tax stamps on every bottle of beer may be illegal – leading industry body


Controversial plans for the introduction of tax stamps on every bottle and can of British beer would land Britain’s brewing industry with a £100 million annual bill, and shut hundreds of beer brands out of the UK beer market.

MPs’ inquiries into duty fraud – UK brewers support all recommendations, and call for Duty Fraud Task Force now


UK brewers have expressed their support for all of the recommendations in a report by the APPBG into duty fraud, published today.

BBPA issues ‘Ten Point Plan’ to tackle duty fraud


The British Beer & Pub Association has issued a ten point plan to tackle beer duty fraud to complement and build on the current alcohol fraud strategy.

Duty fraud – no need for costly duty stamps, says BBPA


“Tax stamps or fiscal marks for every can and bottle of beer are a completely disproportionate response. The industry is committed to tackling duty fraud but we don’t believe the problem is anywhere near the scale suggested by HMRC."