Budget 2017



The Chancellor delivered the Government’s Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017 .

The TMA’s post-budget reaction is available in the following formats:

  • Media statement – view here
  • Audio statement – download here
  • Video statement – download IMG_0384



  • The TMA’s pre-budget submission is available to download here
  • The TMA’s post-budget briefing is available to download here
  • A comparison of pre-Budget prices for premium cigarettes across the EU is available to view below:



  • Other EU price information is available to view here
  • Historical Tobacco Tax Gaps figures can be found here



  • More information on the rates announced at the March 2017 Budget can be found here
  • Minimum Excise Tax rates were announced at the March 2017 Budget. A worked example can be found here