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Stories that are tagged 'environmental tax'

Slovakia Urged To Redouble Efforts Against Tax Evasion

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, March 27, 2017

Slovakia should tackle value-added tax and corporate tax evasion, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


Belgium Urged To Undertake Indirect Tax Shift

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Belgium should reduce its high corporate income and labor taxes and eliminate value-added tax concessions, the International Monetary Fund has said in its Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story


OECD Calls On Spain To Expand Value-Added Tax Base

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Spain could make its tax system more efficient by scrapping income tax exemptions and by increasing value-added tax and environmental taxes, a new report from the OECD says. Read Full Story


Macron Sets Out Tax Policies For France

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, February 24, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has said that if elected President of France he will cut corporate tax beyond reductions already planned by the current Socialist Government and reform France's wealth tax. Read Full Story


Slovakia Urged To Improve Tax Oversight To Boost Revenue

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Slovakia could generate an additional 0.9 percent of GDP in tax revenues by bringing the efficiency of its value-added tax system into line with the EU average, the International Monetary Fund has said in its Article IV report. Read Full Story


Taxpayers Federation Condemns Ontario Carbon Price

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has warned that Ontario's cap-and-trade carbon pricing system, which entered into force on January 1, will increase costs for households. Read Full Story


Spain To Raise Environmental Taxes

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, December 26, 2016

New environmental taxes will form a key part of Spain's attempts to meets its budgetary commitments under European Union fiscal rules. Read Full Story


Turnbull Shoots Down Australian Carbon Tax Suggestion

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Restoring a carbon tax or an emissions trading scheme is not part of the federal Government's policy, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said. Read Full Story


Canada To Press Ahead With Carbon Pricing

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

With the exception of Saskatchewan, Canada's First Ministers have agreed upon a Pan-Canadian framework on climate change, which includes a commitment to the introduction of a federal carbon floor price. Read Full Story


Sweden Mulls New Aviation Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A commission appointed by the Swedish Government to explore options for taxing air travel has recommended the introduction of a three-tier flight tax based on distance traveled. Read Full Story




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