Government

Govt officials resist extension of tobacco excise increases

Government officials are resisting calls to continue a planned ramp-up of tobacco excise beyond 2020.

Accounting firm Ernst & Young has recommended the increases – set in legislation at consumer price inflation plus 10 percent – continue beyond 2020 when they are currently due to end.

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