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Stories that are tagged 'carbon tax'

China Must Make Its Tax System More Progressive: IMF

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 16 hours ago | Monday, August 21, 2017

China should make its tax system more progressive and fairer for lower earners, the International Monetary Fund said. Read Full Story


IMF Calls For Rethink On US Tax Reform Design

by Glen Shapiro,, Washington

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The current plan for US tax reform would disproportionately benefit the wealthy, the International Monetary Fund has said, recommending more support for low-income taxpayers and higher indirect taxes. Read Full Story


France To Abolish CICE Tax Credit

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The French Government plans to eliminate the competitiveness and employment tax credit and reduce social security contributions as part of its plans to alleviate the burden for businesses. Read Full Story


Iceland To Cut Top VAT Rate

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 23, 2017

Iceland is planning to lower its top rate of value-added tax to 22.5 percent from 24 percent from January 1, 2019, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


Singapore Reaffirms Commitment To Carbon Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Singapore has reiterated that it intends to implement a carbon tax from 2019. Read Full Story


Australia Ends Compensation For Carbon Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, June 2, 2017

The Australian Government has reintroduced legislation to close the Energy Supplement to new welfare recipients. Read Full Story


G20 Nations Should Work Together On Carbon Taxation: OECD

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

G20 countries should share experiences on taxing carbon dioxide emissions, to develop more effective regimes, a new report from the OECD says. Read Full Story


Canadian Gov't Publishes Paper On Carbon Pricing

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Canadian Government has published a technical paper that outlines a proposed federal carbon pricing option for provinces that do not have their own system in place by 2018. Read Full Story


Think Tank Criticizes Canadian Carbon Taxes

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The poor implementation of carbon-pricing schemes by Canada's provincial governments undermines their potential environmental benefits, according to a new report from the Fraser Institute, a think tank. Read Full Story


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




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