IBFD’s video series Tax Takes: News & Views provides our worldwide tax community with the latest key news and insights. First up will be the week’s top news, selected from IBFD’s market-leading Tax News Service, followed by an interview on a current hot or emerging topic with a leading tax expert.
Episode: Can Carbon Tax Refuel Empty Treasuries AND Save the Environment?
The views: Tatiana Falcão (Member of the United Nations’ Subcommittee on Environmental Taxation; Fellow at University of Münster) joins Barry Larking (Special Counsel, IBFD) to examine the debate on carbon taxes, the possible tension between raising revenue and reducing pollution, which countries have implemented them and what the prospects are for a multilateral carbon tax treaty.
The news: This week’s episode kicks off with news on:
- Mother Nature tries to mess with Texas
- Is carbon good, or is it bad? That may depend on where you live
- Parliaments may make the law – but courts will always have the last word
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