Potential Effects of Selected Taxation Provisions on the Environment
AbstractTo help explain some of the issues and examine the potential environmental impacts (positive and/or negative) of selected tax arrangements, the Productivity Commission sought advice from Robert Douglas, a specialist in the field. This consultant’s report makes a contribution to understanding how the various taxes work, including provisions focused on primary production and Landcare. It notes that taxation may not be as efficient, or as cost-effective, as other approaches to encouraging environmental management.
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Agriculture; Biodiversity; Capital gains tax; Environment; Goods and services tax; GST; Income tax; Land; Landcare; Land degradation; Primary industry; Primary production; Tax; Taxation;
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- Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
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- NEP-ALL-2003-05-08 (All new papers)
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- Anonymous, 2001. "Constraints on Private Conservation of Biodiversity," Commission Research Papers 31904, Productivity Commission.
- Douglas, Robert A., 1995. "Improving the Efficiency of Taxation of Livestock in Australia," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 63(01), April.
- Douglas, Robert A. & Peterson, Deborah C. & Kokic, Philip & Parameswaran, Bhamathy, 1995. "A Note on Accelerated Depreciation and Investment Allowances," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 63(01), April.
- Productivity Commission, 2001. "Constraints on Private Conservation of Biodiversity," Others 0107002, EconWPA.
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