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Potential Effects of Selected Taxation Provisions on the Environment

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To 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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  • Robert Douglas, 2003. "Potential Effects of Selected Taxation Provisions on the Environment," Urban/Regional 0304001, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpur:0304001
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    1. Productivity Commission, 2001. "Constraints on Private Conservation of Biodiversity," Others 0107002, EconWPA.
    2. 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.
    3. Anonymous, 2001. "Constraints on Private Conservation of Biodiversity," Commission Research Papers 31904, Productivity Commission.
    4. 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.
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    Keywords

    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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