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South African Carbon Tax Introduced On June 1

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

On May 26, 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the Carbon Tax Act No 15 of 2019, which came into effect on June 1, 2019, as announced by the Minister of Finance in the 2019 Budget. Read Full Story

 


Switzerland Consults On Linking With EU Emissions System

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Swiss Federal Council is consulting on proposed changes to the CO2 Ordinance, which would link the Swiss and EU emissions trading systems. Read Full Story

 


No Tax Surprises In Singapore's 2019 Budget

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

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Singapore's recently released 2019 Budget included few significant tax announcements except confirmation that Singapore's carbon tax will be levied this year and the goods and services tax will be hiked in the medium term. Read Full Story

 


Canada To Push Ahead With Carbon Tax Plans

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, October 29, 2018

Canada's federal Government has announced that it will impose a carbon price in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan in 2019. Read Full Story

 


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

 

 

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