Country:Finland
Year:1999
Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:
Agency:Finnish Ministry of Trade and Industry
Description:

The Finnish parliament has approved legislation to raise Finlands base tax on CO2 emissions from FMK 82 (US $15) per ton of Co2 to FMK 102 ($19). Use of wood as fuel will remain tax-exempt; however, taxes on peat will rise from FMK 4.9 ($.90) to FMK 9 ($1.60) per kWh of energy produced.

This record is superseded by:Energy Tax Overhaul

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