IMF: Now Is Opportune Time For Energy Tax Reform

IMF calls countries for energy tax reform

According to IMF, getting energy prices right would be beneficial to the economy, environment, and public health.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on governments around the world to take advantage of low oil prices and reform energy taxes to support sustainable economic growth.

“Getting energy prices right would be beneficial to the economy, environment, and public health,”

says a new IMF report.

“It would assist governments with their fiscal consolidation efforts or to make further investment in critical areas such as education and health. In advanced economies, taxes on labor could be cut and paid for with higher energy taxes.”

IMF noted that more than 20 countries have recently taken steps to cut energy subsidies, including Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

Previously the Fund in particular urged countries to bring tax rates on energy products into line with their environmental impact and to remove support for diesel and petrol compared with more environmentally friendly alternatives.

Credit: Tax News

According to IMF, getting energy prices right would be beneficial to the economy, environment, and public health. he International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on governments around the world to take advantage of low oil prices and reform energy taxes to support sustainable economic growth. "Getting energy prices right would…

Please rate this article!

Good

Your satisfaction is important to us, please show your appreciation here!

User Rating: Be the first one !
0

About Le Vrai Patriote

Check Also

Pastor Joshua: I Told Jonathan He Would Lose, Just Like I Did With Laurent Gbagbo

True or false Le Vrai Patriote think it is important to always bring you whatever ...

Leave a Reply

error: All our content is protected !!