TITLE

Not so 'green' with envy

AUTHOR(S)
Jooste, Ruan
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Finweek;5/20/2010, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increase in fuel levy and the implementation of tax on vehicles in September 2010 in South Africa. It reports that new passenger cars will be taxed based on their certified carbon dioxide emissions under the new fuel levy. It mentions the assertions of Werksmans Attorney director Alison Wood that the emissions tax will be added to the existing ad valorem luxury tax.
ACCESSION #
51909196

 

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