Excise Duty Rates Increasing Effective April 1, 2019

Effective April 1, 2019 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) advises that the excise duty rates will increase on spirits, wine, beer, tobacco products and cannabis products. Under the Excise Act, 2001 the rates of excise duty on beer, spirits, wine, tobacco is adjusted annually every April 1 based on changes to the Consumer Price Index.

View CRA notice EDN57 for excise duty rates on spirits and wine.

View CRA Notice EDN58 for excise duty on tobacco products.

View CRA Notice EDBN25 for excise rates on beer.

The complete list of new excise duty rates is listed in CRA EDRATES Excise duty rate. This document also provides historical excise duty rates in effect for previous years.