Varna Customs Directorate checks distillers


2009-08-25

In the active season for distillation of alcohol Varna Customs Directorate started mass checks of specialized small facilities for distillation in the territory of Varna and Shumen, Varna Customs Directorate announced.
There will be checks of the facilities as well as surprising "road stop" actions, in frames of the other activities of the Customs Agency.
If illegal distillers are found, they will be confiscated and the owners will be sanctioned.
So far, 128 facilities for distillation of alcohol have been registered in the territory of Varna Customs Directorate.
From the beginning of the year, the incomes from excise on alcohol, energy and energy products and automobiles, amount to about BGN 82 mln. The income from distillation facilities is BGN 9030 and the largest sum was collected in January - BGN 4352.