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  • Tobacco and excise

    Explains how excise works for tobacco produced, moved, stored or manufactured in Australia.

    How excise applies to tobacco
    An overview of how excise works if you grow, produce, deal in, move, store or manufacture tobacco or products.

    Tobacco licence processes and obligations
    How to apply for an excise licence or permission for tobacco and the associated obligations.

    Permissions to move tobacco seed, plant or leaf
    How to apply for permission to move or export tobacco seed, plant and leaf.

    Excise duty rates for tobacco
    Current rates for tobacco manufactured or imported into Australia and a link to historic rates.

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    Last modified: 14 Dec 2022QC 63515