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Taxes, charges and fees

Environmental taxes, charges or fees add extra costs to the use of products or services that reflect the environmental harm they cause.

This factsheet captures some examples of polluter pays taxes, charges and fees in place in the EU. See the EU polluter pays Member State factsheets for more examples of other polluter pays instruments in each Member State.

General publications5 October 2021
Taxes, charges and fees
Taxes, charges and fees
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