Environmental taxes

an introductory analysis
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by
Edward Elgar , Cheltenham Northampton, MA
Environmental impact ch
StatementKalle Määttä
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ5316 .M33 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 114 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17198275M
ISBN 101843766698

Access the data. Detailed data on Environmentally related tax revenue is available on the OECD Statistical database.; OECD database on Instruments used for environmental policy documents the use of environmentally related taxes (and a number of other environmental policy instruments).In addition to the revenues raised, the database gives information on the tax-base covered, the tax rates.

Environmental Taxation A Guide for Policy Makers This guide is based on the OECD‟s recently issued book Taxation, Innovation and the Environment. Overview Environmental challenges are increasing the pressure on governments to find ways to reduce environmental damage while minimising harm to economic Size: KB.

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Environmental taxes differ from each other according to the functions they serve and the manner in which they are implemented. This study highlights the appropriateness of different kinds of environmental taxes against a rigorous framework of theory and case study evidence.

The book also deals with the tax incentives, such as special benefit rules for cars with low CO2 emissions and tax incentives to encourage staff to cycle to work.

The book provides a comprehensive guide to the current range of UK environmental taxes and incentives aimed at businesses potentially affected by : Paperback. Environmental taxes, relatively new legal instruments, will likely constitute an essential part of countries' efforts to avoid environmental degradation.

This work analyses inconsistencies in various categories of environmental taxes and the non-discrimination provisions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and how such conflicts Cited by: China in the Global Economy Environmental Taxes: Recent Developments in China and OECD Countries by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop, OECD and Environmental taxes book great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Environmental taxes encourage your business to operate in a more environmentally friendly way.

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Get this from a library. Environmental taxes and green tax reform. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- Most OECD countries have introduced various ecotaxes, but only a few are implementing comprehensive green tax reforms. This report reviews the situation and the lessons which can be drawn e.g.

A review of the literature on environmental taxes, focusing on European experiences, and analysing how such taxes can contribute to green causes as well as reducing the tax burden from "ordinary" taxation.

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The authors examine the potential 'double dividend' from tax reform for helping the environment, reducing unemployment and encouraging growth. Environmental taxes are reported through a comprehensive survey in which coverage are included economic subjects (companies, organizations, ministries, municipal administrations and others) that have paid environmental taxes for the reporting year.

Frequency of data collection: Yearly. Data collection. Environmental taxes in the EU. Inthe governments in the EU collected environmental tax revenue of EUR billion.

The value represents % of the EU gross domestic product (GDP) and % of the EU total government revenue from taxes and social contributions (‘TSC’) (see Table 1).

Table 1 presents the breakdown of environmental tax revenue by type of tax and payer. Environmental taxes are receiving growing interest world-wide. From an environmental perspective, a key driver has been the search for more efficient and cost-effective approaches for implementing domestic environmental policies.

Environmental Taxation Much of this book discusses how to design the tax system to avoid unintended or undesirable effects on people’s decisions about how much and in what way to work, spend, save, and invest. In this and the next two chapters—focusing on climate change and motoring—we consider taxes in a.

The government has today published its definition of environmental taxes. The definition is designed to encourage effective policy making, and also measurement of progress against the Coalition Author: HM Treasury.

This book provides readers with up-to-date views of innovative results and technical methods applied to energy and environmental economics. It offers a wider view about the relationship between environmental pollution, energy consumption and economic growth.

Product Information. Since the 's, market-based instruments for environmental policy have become increasingly important. Focusing on environmental taxation in practice, this volume collects key contributions on a wide range of topics, including comparisons of environmental taxation schemes in different countries, political economy issues and key aspects of concrete implementation.

Double Dividend presents a novel method for designing environmental taxes that correct market prices so that they reflect the true cost of energy. The resulting revenue can be used in reducing the burden of the overall tax system and improving the performance of the.

A review of the literature on environmental taxes, focusing on European experiences, and analysing how such taxes can contribute to green causes as well as reducing the tax burden from "ordinary" taxation. This paper provides an overview of key economic issues in the use of taxation as an instrument of environmental policy.

Part A reviews economic arguments for using taxes and other market mechanisms in environmental policy, discusses the choice between taxes directly on measured emissions or less-directly related to emissions, and considers the value of the revenue from environmental taxes.

Eco-taxes. Author: Kyle Mandy - Head: National Tax Technical -PricewaterhouseCoopers (Article Type: Explanation) The meaning of eco taxes, or environmental taxes, varies depending on how, where and by whom it is used.

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For example, some would refer to an environmental tax as a tax having an environmental policy objective, while others would define it in relation to what is being taxed. Downloadable. Author(s): Don Fullerton & Andrew Leicester & Stephen Smith.

Abstract: This chapter provides an overview of key economic issues in the use of taxation as an instrument of environmental policy in the UK. It first reviews economic arguments for using taxes and other market mechanisms in environmental policy, discusses the choice of tax base, and considers the value of the.

The Handbook of Research on Environmental Taxation captures the state of the art of research on environmental taxation. Written by 36 specialists in environmental taxation from 16 countries, it takes an interdisciplinary and international approach, focusing on issues that are universal to using taxation to achieve environmental : Janet E.

Milne. An ecotax (short for ecological taxation) is a tax levied on activities which are considered to be harmful to the environment and is intended to promote environmentally friendly activities via economic incentives.

Such a policy can complement or avert the need for regulatory (command and control) approaches. Often, an ecotax policy proposal may attempt to maintain overall tax revenue by. This overview of environmental taxes addresses the following questions: What are environmental taxes. How should revenues from environmental taxes be used.

Can an environmental tax be used to raise Author: Philippe Thalmann. From the website. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is the best-selling text for natural resource economics and environmental economics courses, offering a policy-oriented approach and introducing economic theory and empirical work from the ts will leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics and how they.

Book Description. Fuel Taxes and the Poor challenges the conventional wisdom that gasoline taxation, an important and much-debated instrument of climate policy, has a disproportionately detrimental effect on poor people.

Increased fuel taxes carry the potential to mitigate carbon emissions, reduce congestion, and improve local urban environment.

Environmental taxes and green tax reform. Publication date Topics Environmental impact charges -- OECD countries, Taxation -- Environmental aspects -- OECD countries Publisher Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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While many view taxes as a necessary evil, small businesses and investors should embrace the tax code incentives, especially when it comes to investing in the environment. The Environmental Tax Handbook, written by the UK's leading adviser on Environmental Taxation, is a comprehensive and informative guide to the UK's established environmental taxes, such as the Climate Change Levy, the Landfill Tax, the Aggregates Levy, and the Air Passenger Duty.Energy utilization, especially from fossil fuels, creates hidden costs in the form of pollution and environmental damages.

The costs are well documented but are hidden in the sense that they occur outside the market, are not reflected in market prices, and are not taken into account by energy users.

Double Dividend presents a novel method for designing environmental taxes that correct market.Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation provides valuable insights and analysis for legislators, policy makers and academics addressing the challenges of pursuing and Author: Denise Fort Professor.