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green tax

n
any tax imposed with the aim of regulating activity in a way that benefits the environment
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Green Tax also termed as ecotax, environmental tax, carbon tax and pollution tax is levied on consumers or industries that directly or indirectly inflict damage to the environment.
He shelved a planned "ecotax" for diesel fuels, he also modified taxation laws for least well-off retirees and he importantly agreed to increase minimum wage by 100 Euros, bringing it above Euros 1,200 per month, before taxes.
In the middle of last year, a decision was taken to introduce the ecotax for cargo vehicles for over BGN 2,000 per vehicle.
And since the seed for the revolt grew from a lowering of the speed limit on secondary roads, fertilized by an ecotax increase on fuels, there was a certain logic to occupying the nodes of the network.
Hollande's government did away with the "ecotax" on highpolluting road transports.
According to Ryanair it has closed the routes in and out of Maastricht Aachen Airport as a result of the imposition by the Dutch government of an "ecotax".
Damaged by an ill-advised ecotax and the German recession, the tourist season was the worst in many years.
As the nominator of the winning Balearics ecotax entry for the 2002 British Guild of Travel Writers Globe Award, I was disappointed by the Association of British Travel Agents' (ABTA) continuing opposition to this farsighted initiative (Travel for a living, June 2003).
The Govern de les Illes Balears, the Balearic Islands' regional government, has introduced a controversial ecotax to counter the environmental threat.
The government is currently studying alternative solutions to the ecotax overruled by the Con stitutional Council, in particular the possibility of negotiating voluntary agreements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with industrial enterprises.