New CCPA report offers a framework for evaluating environmental taxes and cautions against using tax shifting as a panacea
October 26, 2000 |
National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) The BC office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a report today that evaluates a new policy tool's ability to protect our environment. Shifting Ground: A CCPA-BC Policy Brief on the Potential and Limitations of Environmental Tax Shifting finds that tax shifting is a good idea in principle, but should be applied with care and should not used as a replacement for environmental regulations.
Environmental tax shifting cannot replace regulation