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Austria Launches Task Force On Environmental Tax Reform

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Austrian Finance Minister Gernot Blumel has announced the launch of a task force to carry forward the Government's proposed environmental tax reforms. Read Full Story

 


Austria Announces Personal Income Tax Cuts

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Austrian Ministry of Finance has announced its decision to proceed with personal income tax cuts. Read Full Story

 


New Austrian Government Agrees On Tax Reforms

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The new Austrian coalition government, consisting of the conservative People's Party and the Green Party, has agreed on a program for government, which includes several significant tax measures. Read Full Story

 


German Lawmakers Agree Climate Package

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, December 23, 2019

On December 18, 2019, the mediation committee of the lower and upper houses of the German parliament (Bundestag and Bundesrat) announced an agreement on the Government's climate legislation, which includes several tax measures. Read Full Story

 


Switzerland, EU To Link Emissions Trading Systems

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 15, 2019

Switzerland and the EU are to link their emissions trading systems from next year, after the Swiss Federal Council approved revisions to the country's Ordinance on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions. Read Full Story

 


German Government Approves Climate Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, October 4, 2019

On October 1, 2019, the German Federal Cabinet approved financing of EUR54bn (USD59bn) for the Climate Protection Program 2030, which includes the introduction of carbon pricing, as well as other tax measures intended to encourage the use of cleaner forms of transport. Read Full Story

 


Germany Proposes Climate Change Tax Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

On September 16, 2019, the German conservative parties, the Christian Democrats and the Christian Social Union, published a report calling for reform of environmental taxes and levies to help Germany achieve its emissions reductions targets. Read Full Story

 


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

 

 

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