Brian Keegan: The Tax Take

Brian Keegan: The Tax Take
Are we ready for a sugar tax? Picture: iStock

Taxes introduced to change behaviour patterns can have unexpected results

The skyline outside London City Airport is defined by warehouses. Running along the top of one of them is an enormous banner calling on travellers to ‘Save our Sugar’. It’s an arresting slogan on a bleak January afternoon, after a Christmas period which for me didn’t involve very much saving of sugar or anything else tasty for that matter.

The campaign which inspired the banner is against EU tariffs on cane sugar. It’s...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription


For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription


For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription


For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post