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La taxe nationale sur les véhicules de transport routier de marchandises : écotaxe ou redevance ?

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  • Isabelle Dangeard


    (EREID - Equipe de Recherche et d'Etudes Interdisciplinaires sur la Durabilité - UBO - Université de Bretagne Occidentale)

  • Mathias Coiffard

    (EREID - Equipe de Recherche et d'Etudes Interdisciplinaires sur la Durabilité - UBO - Université de Bretagne Occidentale)

  • Jean-Charles Fourot

    (LAB'URBA - LAB'URBA - UPEM - Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée - Institut d'Urbanisme de Paris (IUP) - UPEC UP12 - Université Paris-Est Créteil Val-de-Marne - Paris 12)

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    The french tax on road freight transport was presented on october 2008, one year after the “Grenelle de l'Environnement” as an instrument aimed at reducing GHG (Green House Gas) emissions. But the study of the french model of energy fiscality reveals that not only is it unable to internalise GHG (Green House Gas) externalities, but that introducing the new tax would increase the previous distorsions. In this context, the French tax on road freight transport cannot be considered as an ecotax, but just as a road use fee. This corresponds to the way it is calculated.

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    Date of creation: 01 Mar 2010
    Handle: RePEc:hal:wpaper:hal-00547926
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