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Cut oil levy and raise carbon tax, industry body urges Donohoe

Petrol, diesel and home heating oil companies have called on the government to increase the carbon tax at the next budget by more than is being planned

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
1st September, 2019
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The Irish Petroleum Importers Association wrote to Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe last week requesting that the National Oil Reserves Agency levy be reduced to avoid litigation by the industry. Picture: Bryan Meade

Petrol, diesel and home heating oil companies have called on the government to increase the carbon tax at the next budget by more than is being planned.

The Irish Petroleum Importers Association (IPIA) wrote to Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe last week requesting that the National Oil Reserves Agency (Nora) levy be reduced to avoid litigation by the industry, and that the carbon tax be increased respectively to make up the difference for the Climate...

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