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Ontario Withdraws Support For Canadian Carbon Taxes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, July 16, 2018

Ontario's new government has scrapped the province's cap-and-trade carbon pricing regime, effective July 3. Read Full Story

 


Global Carbon Tax Take Up 50 Percent In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, May 28, 2018

Governments raised about USD33bn in carbon pricing revenue last year, a 50 percent increase from 2016, according to a new update by the World Bank. Read Full Story

 


Canada 'Will Not Hit Climate Change Targets'

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Canada's auditors general have published a collaborative report on the country's response to climate change, which raises concerns about the success of the action taken by governments. Read Full Story

 


Manitoba To Join Pan-Canadian Climate Plan

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Manitoba is to join the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, following its announcement of a CAD25 (USD19.70) per tonne carbon tax. Read Full Story

 


Singapore Confirms Future GST Hike In Budget

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Singapore will hike its seven percent goods and services tax rate to nine percent some time between 2021 and 2025, Singapore's Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat, announced in the territory's new Budget. Read Full Story

 


Global Energy Tax Regimes Falling Severely Short: OECD

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The OECD has released a new report analyzing energy use and tax regimes in 42 countries, which make up 80 percent of global energy use. The report calls on governments to adopt more effective use of taxes to cut harmful emissions from energy use. Read Full Story

 


Singaporean Emitters Seek Progressive Carbon Tax Regime

Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Friday, February 2, 2018

Singapore is engaging businesses on tweaking the design of its new carbon tax, which is proposed to be in place by 2019. Read Full Story

 


'Next Phase' Of Albertan Carbon Pricing Enters Into Effect

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Alberta's carbon levy has increased from CAD20 per tonne of CO2 emissions to CAD30 (USD24), effective January 1, 2018. Read Full Story

 


Canadian Taxpayer Group Notes 2018 Tax Policy Changes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, January 1, 2018

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has published its annual report on the tax changes to be introduced during 2018. Read Full Story

 


Canada Urged To Be Bolder On Environmental Tax Policies

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The OECD has urged Canadian policymakers to bring forward action on climate change to achieve the country's 2030 emission goals. Read Full Story

 

 

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