Himachal imposes Covid Cess on liquor


Shimla : The Himachal Pradesh government today decided to levy Additional License Fee (Covid Cess) on sale of liquor in the State.

Now Rs 5 per bottle will be charged as Covid Cess on Country Liquor, Rs 10 per bottle on IMFL, Rs 5 per bottle/Can on Beer/RTD Indian Made, Rs 25 per bottle on Foreign Imported Liquor (BIO), Rs 10 per bottle/Can on Beer/RTD (BIO).Rs 10 per bottle on Indian Wine/Cider and Rs 25 per bottle on Wine/Cider (BIO). 

The Cabinet also decided to hike import fee on all kinds of spirits used by the industries (L-19A licenses) for manufacturing all kind of sanitisation products from Rs 10.50 per bulk litres to Rs 15 per bulk litres.