27 Apr '14, 11pm

Time for a new tax regime? The Green Piece.

Time for a new tax regime? The Green Piece.

Monday 28 April, 2014. The Green Piece Column. When we think of tax, most of us cringe. It’s a necessary evil which we all have to pay. When it comes to fuel duty, it inflates the prices at the pumps to eye-watering levels, but for the most part, it is a daily part of the price at the pump and is something we don’t necessarily think about. But recently, the Government has been patting itself on the back for a series of fuel duty freezes, after a new Treasury report suggested that these cuts benefit the economy more than they cost in lost revenue. We briefly talked earlier this month about how environmentalists are concerned that these fuel duty freezes mean that the Government is willing to sacrifice the environment and the health of the population, through continued poor air quality – all to implement a quick fix to our economic woes. But for the hauliers who keep the cou...

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