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Environmental taxes

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on environmental and energy taxes describe the amount and share of environmental taxes and charges collected by the public sector of total tax revenue. Environment-related taxes and charges and certain environment-related royalties are included. The data are collected from various sources and published once a year.


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According to Statistics Finland, environmental taxes paid decreased by 4.5 % in 2020 from the year before. Transport taxes paid declined most, as the accrual of them was 10.5 % lower than in the previous year. The change was particularly visible in transport taxes paid by households, transportation and service industries. The accrual of energy taxes also decreased by around 2 % from the previous year. The majority of environmental taxes were paid by households. Environmental taxes paid totalled EUR 6.5 billion, which corresponded to 6.6 % of the total tax revenue.

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release | Environmental taxes 2020

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