Dutch govt to use taxation to fund ‘green shift’

The Dutch government will use a “modernisation of the tax system” to deliver on its pledge to green and decarbonise the country’s economy

The Dutch government will use a “modernisation of the tax system” to deliver on its pledge to green and decarbonise the country’s economy.

A fiscal annex to the new Dutch government programme, which includes a pledge to cut carbon emissions 49% from 1990 levels by 2030, outlines initiatives to offset reductions in income tax with increased taxation in the fields of energy, environment and consumption.

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