Tax policy analysis

Environmental Fiscal Reform: Progress, Prospects and Pitfalls


This report provides an overview of the rationale for using taxes to pursue environment policy goals and of the interactions between environmental tax policy and broader tax policy. This is followed by an overview of progress made with the use of environmentally related taxes, and a discussion of potential ways forward.


Released on 12 June 2017.




The report was produced in response to a request of the Italian Presidency of the G7, and it has fed into discussions at the Environment Ministerial Meeting, held in Bologna, Italy, on 11 and 12 June 2017.




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