UK's Plastic Packaging Tax rakes in £276m for Treasury during first year

Stuart Stone
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First official data on impact of the UK's Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) finds 40 per cent of plastic manufactured in or imported to UK last year was exempt from the tax

Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) receipts collected by HM Revenue and Customs totalled £276m during the first year of the environmental levy, official data published by the government today reveals. First...

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