Azerbaijan to apply excise taxes to energy drinks and electronic cigarettes


November 16, Fineko/ The Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan has developed and submitted the amendments to the tax legislation to Milli Majlis.

The Ministry proposes the amendments to Article 190, which provides for the list of excisable goods and tax rates for them.

In particular, it is proposed to introduce excise tax of 2 manats for each liter of imported alcoholic energy drinks and 3 manats for non-alcoholic energy drinks, 1 manat for each cigar, and 20 manats for each liter of the mixture for electronic cigarettes.