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Green taxes could treble by 2020, costing taxpayers more than £16billion a year

Posted By admin On August 17, 2010 @ 3:21 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Gerri Peev
UK Daily Mail [1]
Aug 17, 2010

Taxes to pay for contentious climate change policies are set to treble over the next decade, soaring to more than £16billion a year.

The hike is the equivalent of 4p on the current rate of income tax, a report from think tank Policy Exchange claimed.

By 2020 the tax take from green levies will be roughly equivalent to total public spending in England on both the police and fire services, the figures show.

Householders will pay £4.3billion in taxes on their energy bills by 2015 – more than double the £2billion they will pay this year. This will soar to £6.4billion by 2020, or around £280 for every household.

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[4] The ‘green tax con’ that is costing families £500 as finances are under strain: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-green-tax-con-that-is-costing-families-500-as-finances-are-under-strain.html

[5] British families pay almost £800 per year in ‘dishonest’ green taxes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/british-families-pay-almost-800-per-year-in-dishonest-green-taxes.html

[6] The fraud roll-out continues: Obamacare costing taxpayers twice as much as originally claimed: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-fraud-roll-out-continues-obamacare-costing-taxpayers-twice-as-much-as-originally-claimed.html

[7] Libertarian Plan Balances the Federal Budget by 2020 Without Raising Taxes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/libertarian-plan-balances-the-federal-budget-by-2020-without-raising-taxes.html

[8] The new era of green taxes: Climate change targets to cost every household £500 a year: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-new-era-of-green-taxes-climate-change-targets-to-cost-every-household-500-a-year.html

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