With votes by Italy’s League and Five Stars (Coalition), the consumption tax on e-liquids is reduced by a significant 90% on non-nicotine-containing liquids, and 80% on the nicotine containing types.
With these votes, the amendment to the tax decree that reformulates the consumption tax on refill liquids for e-cigarettes, has passed into the Senate Finance Committee. The amounts equate to 4cents per ml of liquid without nicotine and 8cents on nicotine-containing types. This will be a significant reduction from the previous tax which equated to approximately 40 cents per ml on both kinds of liquids.
“>TPD, and can only sell nicotine liquids that contain a maximum nicotine concentration of 20 milligrams per milliliter.
With regards to online sales, e-cig manufacturers will also be able to sell e-liquids online after registering with the tax (customs) warehouse. Additionally, from now on, manufacturers must comply with the European Tobacco Directive (TPD), and can only sell nicotine liquids that contain a maximum nicotine concentration of 20 milligrams per milliliter. A similar regulation applies to nicotine placed on the market in other forms: powder, gel or capsules.
In case of non-compliance, retailers will be fined 150 thousand euros, and have their AAMS (Monopoly) authorization revoked. Furthermore, marketing e-liquids without an AAMS authorization will invoke a smuggling charge.
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