FWD claims registration win for alcohol wholesalers

A new registration scheme for alcohol wholesalers announced by the Government will be a massive boost for legitimate traders and taxpayers, says
the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD). The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS), which will be included in the Finance Bill 2015, is intended to stamp out duty evasion on beers, wines and spirits, which costs the Treasury £1.3bn a year in lost revenue.

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