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Stories that are tagged 'carbon tax'

Academics Call For Green Tax Reform In The Netherlands

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

90 academics have signed an open letter calling on the Government of the Netherlands to introduce a carbon tax. Read Full Story


Iceland To Cut Headline VAT Rate, Cut Its Scope

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Iceland has set out its plans to add more goods and services to the standard rate of value-added tax, which is to be reduced. Read Full Story


South Africa Guides On Deduction For Energy-Efficiency Improvements

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has issued an interpretation note on the deduction provided for energy-efficiency savings in Section 12L of the Income Tax Act. Read Full Story


South African Budget Lines Up Tax Hikes

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Friday, February 24, 2017

South Africa's 2017-18 Budget, announced by Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan on February 22, has had to resort to tax hikes, particularly on the wealthy, in order to stabilize the country's fiscal position. Read Full Story


Think Tank: British Columbia Carbon Tax Not Revenue Neutral

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, February 20, 2017

British Columbia's carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral and could result in almost CAD900m (USD687.7m) in higher taxes over the six-year period to 2018-19, according to a new study by think tank the Fraser Institute. Read Full Story


OECD Recommends Swedish Property Tax Reform

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The OECD has recommended that Sweden rebalance its property tax system. Read Full Story


Republican Group Proposes US Carbon Tax

by Scott Hamilton,, Washington

Monday, February 13, 2017

A new paper that calls for the introduction of a US carbon tax has been released by a group of former Republican administration members and economic advisers and leading business representatives. Read Full Story


ACCI Calls For Tax Cuts In Australian Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recommended that the Government stick with its plan to cut company tax, and said it should reform some tax benefits. Read Full Story


British Columbia Issues Reminder On Carbon Tax Relief

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The British Columbia Government has issued a reminder to commercial greenhouse operators that the deadline for applications for this year's greenhouse carbon tax relief grants is March 20, 2017. Read Full Story


Canadian Manufacturers Call For Boost To Tax Competitiveness

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Industry body Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters has urged the Canadian Government to create a globally competitive business tax structure that supports growth. Read Full Story




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