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Cider Makers Fight Tax Rise Proposal

Cider Makers Fight Tax Rise Proposal

The National Association of Cider Makers has complained about Labour MP Alan Meale's petition to the government to triple cider taxes to bring them in line with beer taxes. Simon Russell, spokesperson for the National Association of Cider Makers, feels that doing so would jeopardise the jobs of those in the cider industry, the BBC reported. Mr Russell told the BBC that the taxes on cider are lower because its production costs are much higher than those of beer. [...more]

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