Drop The Duty infographic
20 Dec 2014
Almost 90% of Scots say high level of tax on Scotch Whisky is
Industry calls for duty to be cut by 2%
The vast majority of Scots think the high level of tax levied on
the country's national drink is unfair, according to a new
Some 89% of Scottish people think the tax of almost 80% on an
average bottle of Scotch Whisky - made up of VAT and excise duty -
is an unfair amount. With many people buying Scotch over the
festive season as a gift for loved ones or to enjoy a dram
themselves, the onerous level of tax is adding to the financial
burden on consumers.
Full press release is available here.