DENMARK: Government may lower alcohol taxes next year

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 15 March 2002

The threat of an increase in the black market in 2004 has forced the Danish tax ministry to publish a report recommending the lowering of liquor taxation next year. Demark's so-called 24-hour rule is to be axed in 2004, which will mean travellers can bring liquor and a large amount of cigarettes across the border into Denmark however short the trip abroad has been.

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The threat of an increase in the black market in 2004 has forced the Danish tax ministry to publish a report recommending the lowering of liquor taxation next year. Demark's so-called 24-hour rule is to be axed in 2004, which will mean travellers can bring liquor and a large amount of cigarettes across the border into Denmark however short the trip abroad has been.

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