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Isn't it a no-brainer for administrations? Demand reduction coupled with increased tax revenues. Hello?

Oh but of course, if you are a dyed in the wool tax cutter....

I will be interested to see if those countries with high fuel taxes start to manipulate the tax when base fuel costs rise painfully. When transport costs start to impact the economic viability of major employment providers, it may make sense to forego some of the revenue (which has been rising anyway)

If, however, you have a low tax component, it doesn't give you much room to manoeuvre eg in the States.

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Sun Oct 8th, 2006 at 06:03:37 AM EST
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