‘Use carbon taxes to make green services free’

Providing these for free would lead to a 13.4% reduction in home emissions and 23.8% reduction in fuel emissions, claims a new study

Essar Oil UK strikes phased tax payment deal with government

The deal with HMRC, which follows reports suggesting the company had overdue VAT payments, threatening the future of the refinery, will enable it to keep producing as fuel panic persists

UK drivers agree EV taxes should be raised

A new study reveals that 87% of British motorists agree that the possible £40bn of fuel tax losses need to be recouped as EV adoption rockets

Grants, subsidies and incentives for commercial electric fleets

Thinking about going electric? We don’t blame you. Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of driving and key to a zero-carbon future.

Zero-emission vehicles to benefit from changes to company car tax

From today, drivers of clean cars will be eligible to pay no benefit-in-kind tax, in contrast to the current 16%

Residents of Warwick to be given referendum on climate change tax rise

The proposed council tax change would amount to an annual increase of £57 to £171 per household

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Renewable Energy Association contests proposed tax hike on low carbon tech

The clean energy organisation has called on HMRC not to increase VAT rates for technologies such as domestic solar, biomass boilers and battery storage

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Motoring taxes ‘must be overhauled to deal with EV adoption’

That’s the verdict made in a new report published by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association

Government consults on new tax for plastic packaging producers

It would be imposed on plastic packaging that do not meet a minimum threshold of at least 30% recycled content

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New York hails congestion charge for yellow taxis

The move aims to reduce the number of cars on the streets in busy parts of Manhattan