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Fat Tax: Now Love For Pizza, Burgers Will Burn A Hole In Your Pocket!
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July 8 , 2016 , 16:39 IST
[caption id="attachment_193894" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Now, eating Pizzas and burgers in Kerala will cost 14.5% higher than before.[/caption]
Now, eating Pizzas and burgers in Kerala will cost 14.5% higher than before.
According to reports, in what is a first for India, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government has imposed a “fat tax” of 14.5% on consumers eating junk food like pizza, burgers and tacos.
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The announcement was made by state Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Friday, while presenting the LDF government’s first budget.
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Isaac said an estimate of Rs 10 crore would be raised by the new tax.
This is the first time that India has opted for this tax.
In the past, a fat tax has been imposed by countries like Denmark and Hungary to fight obesity.