Wednesday 22 February 2017


Liquor Tax -  As usual, we update our readers and members on the effect of the annual Budget on liquor licence holders and consumers.   The table below is our effort at making the depressing increases somewhat more colourful.   For the more curious or statistically inclined, click HERE for a calculation (Fin24) of how much more you will pay for your favourite drink in 2017.  

Sunday 19 February 2017

New (higher) Fees for Western Cape Licence Holders

Liquor Regulations - The proposed, new liquor regulations for the Western Cape were published recently.   Current and potential Western Cape Liquor Licence Holders will be affected on a financial, as well as a practical level.   We firstly highlight the most important financial implications below, such as the increase in annual, renewal fees :

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Although fees haven’t increased since 2012, we propose a smaller, annual increase rather than such a big increase every few years. 

A full schedule of new fees is available HERE.

*Any comment from our readers will be included in the comment of the The Licence Co (LiquorWise Division), which will be presented to the provincial minister.