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Parliamentary Replies

Tax Revenue From Tobacco Products

01 Nov 2010

Date: 1 November 2010

Parliamentary Question (by Mr Hri Kumar Nair, MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC):

To ask the Minister for Finance how much tax revenue does the Government receive annually in respect of tobacco products in the last three years.

Reply by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam:

The Government collected $621 million of excise duty on tobacco products in FY2006, $700 million in FY2007, and $794 million in FY2008. From April to November this financial year, $587 million of tobacco duty has been collected.