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Budget 2015: Booze cuts but smokers hit with another rise

The tax on beer will fall by 1p and the duty on cider will be cut by 2% but the price of cigarettes will rise

Budget 2014: Tobacco duty goes up, but a penny off a pint of beer

Smokers will be hit by higher prices but the price of beer falls by 1p, while cider and whiskey are frozen

Bagging Christmas bargains from overseas? Make sure you get the tax right, HMRC says

Shoppers looking to bag Christmas bargains overseas this year should beware import costs and taxes before they buy

Budget 2012 round-up: Pensioners the big losers

While the over 65s will be worse off, low and middle income earners could gain £220 a year. Other taxes will also rise

Budget 2012: Cigarette prices to rise tonight

Smokers will be hit by higher duty prices on tobacco, while alcohol duty will remain the same

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