Excise duties technical information under the Excise Act

The CRA publishes a broad selection of technical publications that provide more in-depth information on administrative and policy aspects of excise duties on beer under the Excise Act.

To request a ruling or interpretation or to make a technical enquiry on the application of excise duties, go to Contact Information – Excise and Specialty Tax Directorate.

Following are technical publications and other helpful information related to excise duties.

Excise duty notices under the Excise Act

Announcements about changes to the Excise Act and CRA policies, as well as the application and administration of the excise duties on beer.

Excise duty circulars

Detailed information and guidelines on the application and administration of excise duty provisions on beer under the Excise Act.

Excise duty forms under the Excise Act

Forms required under the Excise Act.

Excise duty rates

The rates of excise duty imposed under the Excise Act on beer, including the historical excise duty rates in effect for the four previous years.

Excise and GST/HST News

Quarterly newsletter highlighting recent developments in the administration of the GST/HST, excise duties, excise taxes and other levies.

Excise Act and regulations made under this Act

The Excise Act and regulations related to beer (Department of Justice).

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