Budget 2015 Response: Site Value Tax

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The Environmental Pillar welcomes moves by the government to address the problem of developers hoarding zoned and serviced land and calls for the introduction of a site value tax. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan today stated that a public consultation will be launched on the issues of developers allowing sites to lay derelict as they wait for prices to increase. …

Ian CareyBudget 2015 Response: Site Value Tax

Reduce income tax, place tax on environmental pollution instead

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12 November 2012: The Environmental Pillar, a coalition of 26 national environmental groups, is calling for major tax reform as one of their Budget recommendations to create sustainable employment and a robust economy. Their proposal involves a shift away from taxes on income and reasonable profits, in favour of raising taxes on the consumption of natural resources and on activities …

Ian CareyReduce income tax, place tax on environmental pollution instead