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Green Tax Reform - Energy Tax challenges for The Netherlands

This Policy Brief discusses energy tax policy challenges for the Netherlands, against the background of the main trade-off behind green tax reform.  Recent estimates of environmental damage in relation to the current energy tax structure in the Netherlands are used to...

Vehicle taxation has made new EU passenger vehicles more fuel-efficient

Tax incentives have motivated motorists to opt for more fuel-efficient vehicles more often, in 15 of the studied EU Member States. CO2 emissions from new passenger vehicles, per kilometre driven, therefore, have decreased by around 1.3% between 2001 and 2010, which is about a...