Ecological Tax

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Ecological Tax
Category Sustainable Development Terms
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Last Edit Date 2018-06-20

Ecological Tax means :

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Ecological taxation and pricing instruments are aimed to improve environmental management, including taxes on the exploitation of natural resources (e.g. forests, minerals, fisheries), user charges and fees (e.g. water charges, street parking fees and permits or licences on natural resources), taxes or charges on polluting emissions (e.g. air pollution) and reforms to subsidies (e.g. on pesticides, water, energy).

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