Vice Squad
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Sweden Might Follow Finland in Lowering Alcohol Taxes

Estonian accession to the EU was the proximate cause of Finland's significant reduction in taxes. Sweden, which also has high taxes and strict alcohol controls, remained steadfast, despite the popularity of day trips to Denmark to purchase alcohol. But with neighboring Finland now another source of alcohol tax avoidance, Stockholm is rethinking its high levies on alcohol.

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