According to the NY Post, an independent agency recommended increasing New York City taxes on beer and liquor from 10 cents and $1 a gallon to 34 cents and $2.80. That is a 1000% and 800% increase! The proposal would also add a new tax of 30 cents per gallon on wine.
While we don't have all the data behind this proposal, this increase seems quite extreme. Obtaining a liquor license is already very expensive, and this new tax would only siphon off more money from bars, nightclubs and retailers. We hope this recommendation is not adopted.
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