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Dutch Tax Changes Confirmed In Coalition Agreement

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, October 12, 2017

A number of proposed tax changes intended to boost Dutch competitiveness and combat tax avoidance have been included in the official agreement between the four parties forming the next Government of the Netherlands. Read Full Story

 


New British Columbia Gov't Hikes Carbon Tax

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

British Columbia's new NDP Government has announced that it will increase the carbon tax by CAD5 per tonne a year for four years, starting on April 1, 2018. Read Full Story

 


Think Tank Calculates Cost Of Canadian Carbon Pricing

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, September 11, 2017

A new report has argued that, by 2025, the impact of a CAD80 (USD66) per tonne carbon tax on the average Canadian household could reach CAD2,000 a year. Read Full Story

 


NZ Greens Call For New Eco Levy On Dairy Farmers

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

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Ahead of the upcoming elections, New Zealand's Green Party has proposed a tax hike on dairy farmers to fund environmental measures. Read Full Story

 


China Must Make Its Tax System More Progressive: IMF

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

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

 


Alberta's Carbon Levy Enters Into Force

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Alberta's CAD20 (USD14.90) per tonne carbon levy entered into force on January 1, 2017 and will be charged on all fuels that emit greenhouse gases when combusted. Read Full Story

 


Canadian Business Leaders Support Carbon Tax Plans

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Friday, October 7, 2016

A group of Canadian business leaders has signed an open letter welcoming the Government's plan to introduce a floor price on carbon pollution. Read Full Story

 


British Columbia 'Falling Behind' On Climate Change

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, June 16, 2016

With its carbon tax rate frozen since 2012, British Columbia's carbon pollution has risen and the province now lags behind the rest of Canada, according to research by the Pembina Institute. Read Full Story

 


UK Think Tank Recommends Higher Tax For Diesel Cars

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Policy Exchange, a think tank, has recommended that the UK increase the first year Vehicle Excise Duty for new diesel cars, to discourage their purchase. Read Full Story

 


EU And Swiss Agree To Link Emissions Trading Schemes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Switzerland and the European Union have concluded negotiations on the proposed linking of their emissions trading schemes. Read Full Story

 

 

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