Selling takeaway beer during COVID-19 restrictions

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The ATO has extended its takeaway beer repackaging concession to31 January 2022to continue to support businesses in the alcohol industry affected by COVID-19. This arrangement previously applied until 31 October 2021.Under this concession you can repackage duty-paid kegged beer for takeaway sale in sealed containers (such as growlers) without the usual excise requirements.This applies only to alcohol service venues facing COVID-19 restrictions, where you:

  • are restricted to takeaway service only
  • have to apply to the four-square metre rule
  • have limits on the number of customers allowed in an enclosed space.

You can find out more information by visiting the ATO website

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