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Don't expect much extra revenue from green taxes, says study prepared for the Mirrlees Review

Robert Chote, Don Fullerton, Andrew Leicester and Stephen Smith
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The UK's green taxes should be reformed to achieve their environmental objectives more effectively, but policymakers should be wary of calls for a big increase in green taxes to finance a significant shift away from the use of other taxes. So argues a study commissioned by the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system, which is being chaired by Nobel prize-winner Professor Sir James Mirrlees for the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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