OBJECTIVE: To examine health and economic implications of modifying taxation of alcohol in Australia. DESIGN AND SETTING: Economic and epidemiological modelling of four scenarios for changing the current taxation of alcohol products, including: replacing the wine equalisation tax (WET) with a volumetric tax; applying an equal tax rate to all beverages equivalent to a 10% increase in the current excise applicable to spirits and ready-to-drink products; applying an excise tax rate that increas...Expand abstract
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Estimated impacts of alternative Australian alcohol taxation structures on consumption, public health and government revenues.
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