Details of ‘Latte Levy’ announced to retailers

The proposed levy will be charged at a flat rate of 20 cent, applicable to all single-use disposable cups containing a hot drink, including those described as compostable, biodegradable or recyclable

The Latte Levy which will be 20 cent per single use cup, is due to be implemented on 1 December 2022



22 June 2022 | 0

Share this post:



The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA) has revealed details surrounding the ‘Latte Levy’ which is due to be implemented on 1 December of this year.

The CSNA reports that at a briefing given by officials from Minister Eamon Ryan’s Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications, the following provisions were disclosed:

  • The levy will apply to ‘hot beverage single-use cups only in 2022’.
  • The levy will be 20 cent.
  • There will be a public education and awareness campaign.
  • It is payable by the person selling the goods/products.
  • The implementation date is 1 December 2022.
  • This is not applicable at wholesale level, payable at point of sale.
  • Revenue will be the collectors of the levy – identical arrangements as plastic bag levy (annual filing allowed only if they pay less that €1,000 in total over four consecutive quarters).


Share this post:

Comments are closed.

Back to Top ↑