Excise tax for e-cigarettes, vape liquids

Modified 6 Nov 2020, 12:59 pm

All electronic and non-electronic cigarette devices including vaping devices will be subjected to a 10 percent excise tax effective January next year.

Non-electronic devices include shisha and pipes. The excise tax does not apply to regular cigarettes.

All vape liquids will also be subjected to an excise tax of 40 sen per mililitre.

Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz, when tabling Budget 2021 in the Dewan Rakyat, announced the measures as part of the government's efforts to sustain its income...

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