Distribution of environmental taxes in Europe by tax payers in 2007.
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Distribution of environmental taxes in Europe by tax payers in 2007.

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Cabeca (Jc), Georgescu (Ma), Pendolovska (V). http://temis.documentation.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/document.xsp?id=Temis-0068624

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Environment and energy  Authors: Marina Anda GEORGESCU Velina PENDOLOVSKA  Julio Cesar CABEÇA
 
  
 
S t a t i s t i c s i n f o c u s 67/2010
 Distribution of environmental taxes in Europe by tax payers in 2007 In many European countries, households are the main contributors to the energy and transport tax revenue  An environmentally related tax, also for convenience environment by integrating the cost of adverse simply called environmental tax, is defined as a tax impacts into prices. In this way, environmental taxes whose tax base is a physical unit (or a proxy of it) of can help in implementing the “polluter-pays” something that has a proven specific negative impact principle. on the environment. Besides revenue, the aim of environmental taxes can also be to discourage The EU has increasingly favoured such financial behaviour potentially harmful for the environment, instruments for reaching environmental objectives. to provide incentives to lessen the pressures from the. economy on the environment and to preserve the
Figure 1: Environ
Source: Eurostat (online data code:env_ac_tax)
 
 
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