Tobacco tax will rise by 7.5 per cent, while tax on Real Property, alcohol and fuel duties will increase by 4 per cent - above a 2.5 per cent anticipated inflation rate.
The 2022 budget showed tax revenue generated in 2021 was GBP 46 million higher than previously anticipated at GBP 508 million, the report said.
As a result of the tax increases, citizens will have to pay about GBP 0.47 more for a pack of 20 cigarettes. According to the report, the increases are expected to raise around GBP 1 million.
The budget is to be discussed on 2 November.