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Post date: 04/11/2011 - 20:50

Carlsberg and InBev beer Unsuccessful in Duty Case

Two of the biggest brewers in Britain, Carlsberg and InBev, have lost a £30m tax case about rounding down duty owed on beer, according to a report in the Mail on Sunday.

Stella Artois brewer InBev lost duty case When beer duty is calculated, sums owed are rounded down to the nearest penny.

The two groups wanted to calculate their bills on the basis of individual cans of beer sold, rounding down every half-penny owed on each can, rather than just the half penny owed on all the beer they sold in a month.

The brewers’ calculation method would have saved Carlsberg £10m and InBev

Two of the biggest brewers in Britain, Carlsberg and InBev, have lost a £30m tax case about rounding down duty owed on beer, according to a report in the Mail on Sunday.

Stella Artois brewer InBev lost duty case When beer duty is calculated, sums owed are rounded down to the nearest penny.

The two groups wanted to calculate their bills on the basis of individual cans of beer sold, rounding down every half-penny owed on each can, rather than just the half penny owed on all the beer they sold in a month.

The brewers’ calculation method would have saved Carlsberg £10m and InBev