Sugar Tax

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  1. Mimi
    Mar 16,  · Examples of drinks which would currently fall under the higher rate of the sugar tax include full-strength Coca-Cola and Pepsi, Lucozade Energy .
  2. Kikasa
    Apr 26,  · Dubbed the “sugar tax” by the media, it applies to the majority of prepackaged, nonalcoholic beverages that contain at least 5 grams of added sugar per milliliters (less than a Author: Heather Cruickshank.
  3. Volar
    Apr 06,  · The UK sugar tax aims to incentivise sugar reduction in drinks. Because it is imposed on drinks over a certain sugar threshold, manufacturers have the option of lowering sugar levels to avoid the tax.
  4. Arashishakar
    Dec 02,  · The sugar tax is a levy put on drinks companies to crack down on high sugar levels in soft drinks. Companies are now taxed according to the sugar content of their wares.
  5. Kagajas
    Apr 05,  · The tax on soft drinks, commonly referred to as the ‘Sugar Tax’, has already resulted in over 50% of manufacturers reducing the sugar content Author: HM Treasury.
  6. Gatilar
    A tax could also be based on the amount of sugar in a drink. Some experts recommend the latter because it directly reflects the amount of harmful substance in the drink and provides a strong incentive for manufacturers to lower the sugar content of their products.
  7. Akinotaxe
    Sugar Tax. Politics explained. Sean O'Grady Could a tax on junk food really work? As Boris Johnson pledges to spearhead an anti-obesity campaign, Sean O'Grady looks at whether ‘sin’ taxes are.
  8. Kagamuro
    A sugar tax, as in South Africa, can also be seen as a health promotion levy. The difference may seem academic but it speaks to the purpose of imposition. A sugar tax can have as it main objective to raise revenue for the fiscus, discourage unhealthy behaviour, or a combination.

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