Dubai: The 30% tax on alcohol has been abolished 

Dubai: The 30% tax on alcohol has been abolished 

Jeddah: In order to promote tourism in Dubai, the 30 percent tax on alcohol was abolished.

According to foreign media, this initiative of Dubai government is considered to be an attempt to make Dubai more attractive for foreigners compared to neighboring countries.

According to the Arab media, the license to drink alcohol in Dubai has also been made free. Earlier, the buyers of alcohol used to pay 30% tax, the license to drink alcohol used to cost 270 dirhams per year, i.e. 16 thousand Pakistani rupees. It used to be.

Licensing is provided to persons 21 years of age or older.

According to the report, in total, 140 million liters of wine are sold in the UAE annually.

Al Khaleej newspaper says that liquor license fees in Abu Dhabi were abolished in September 2020.

Two alcohol distribution companies in Dubai have said they will reflect the tax cut to consumers.

It is not yet clear whether the move, which will come into force on January 1, will be permanent, but according to foreign media, the move could be for a one-year trial.

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