Help households, don’t cut taxes for wealthy SUV drivers

March 14, 2022

T&E urges EU finance ministers to avoid cutting fuel taxes in response to the energy crisis and instead take more effective and socially just measures.

As EU economics and finance ministers meet to discuss high energy costs and fuel taxes, T&E urges governments to avoid a blanket reductions in fuel taxes. In a letter to ministers, T&E says they should instead pursue more effective and socially just measures such as cash cheques for low-income households and lower taxes for SMEs and those on low incomes.

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