Event: Tax Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization

Excise Tax on Sweetened Beverage

21 February 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Government of the Philippines, Government of the Philippines

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Description: 

The excise tax on sweetened beverage is a health tax in the Philippines that helps address diabetes and obesity given the high incidence of obesity and fast-growing incidence of diabetes. It is part of a package of the tax reform program for more inclusive growth and a healthy Philippines.

Geographical Focus: 
Philippines
Type of Content: 
Learning Event