Taxing questions: How the government's 'limited understanding' of environmental taxes is hampering green goals

Cecilia Keating
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National Audit Office urges government to start measuring impacts of environmental taxes more closely in order to give Parliament a better idea of the role tax can play in meeting green goals

The Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have a "limited understanding" of how the UK's tax regime supports the government's climate and environmental objectives. That is the blunt conclusion...

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