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Source: Iceland : Advancing Tax Reform and the Taxation of Natural Resources

Volume/Issue: 2011/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455272518

Keywords: taxes, interest, debt, property tax, payments

This study focused on environmental tax measures, and on allocation, pricing, and taxation of Iceland's major hydropower and geothermal resources. Measures to secure the tax base for the corporate income tax (CIT)...

Iceland
			: Advancing Tax Reform and the Taxation of Natural Resources

Iceland : Advancing Tax Reform and the Taxation of Natural Resources »

Volume/Issue: 2011/138

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455272518.002

ISBN: 9781455272518

Keywords: taxes, interest, debt, property tax, payments

This study focused on environmental tax measures, and on allocation, pricing, and taxation of Iceland's major hydropower and geothermal resources. Measures to secure the tax base for the corporate income tax (CIT)...

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors
			: Sustainable consumption and production, Environment

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors : Sustainable consumption and production, Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Loannis Bakas , Eivind Bøe , Birgitte Jørgensen Kjær , Janus Kirkeby , Anna-Karin Ohls , Johan Sidenmark , and Martin Uhre Mandrup

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322300

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, Building and Construction Sector, Voluntary Measures, Hazardous Substances, Building Waste, Construction Waste

The study has identified and evaluated waste prevention initiatives in the building and construction sector. The main part of the initiatives is based on information tools such as guidelines, handbooks, calculation...

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment

Brominated Flame Retardants (BFR) in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Anders Borgen , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Mikael Harju , Dorte Herzke , Lennart Kaj , Karin Norström , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322218

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs), Environmental Samples, Screening, Chemical Analyses, Non-polybrominated Diphenyl, Detectable Levels

The present report describe the results of screening analyses of the occurrence of "new" brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in environmental samples from the Nordic countries. The aim of the screening was to establ...

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne S. Kaslegard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321952

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage Sites, Cultural Environments, Seven Nordic Countries, Anticipated Effects of Climate Change, Collaboration

The project Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage Sites and Cultural Environments is a collaboration between the cultural heritage administrations of seven Nordic countries: Iceland, Greenland, the Faeroe...

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms

Nordic Perspectives on Carbon Market Mechanisms »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321938

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers Appointed, Globalization Initiative, International Carbon Market, Development Mechanism Credit Market, Discussions on Opportunities, Environment and Finance Ministers

The Nordic Council of Ministers appointed, via the Globalization Initiative, the Nordic finance ministers to launch a joint Nordic project regarding the international carbon market. The purpose of the project was t...

Together Alone
			: BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum

Together Alone : BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Atteridge Aaron , Vihma Antto , Hallding Karl , Carson Marcus , Olsson Marie , and Román Mikael

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322249

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Emerging BASIC Powers, International Climate Negotiations, CO2 Emissions, UN Climate Negotiations, Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK)

This report, co-financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers, is the result of a year-long research project driven by a quest for better understanding on how the emerging BASIC powers - Brazil, South Africa, India a...

Iceland

Iceland »

Source: Iceland : Improving the Equity and Revenue Productivity of the Icelandic Tax System

Volume/Issue: 2010/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455207947

Keywords: interest, taxes, debt, tax system, tax systems

The Icelandic government has launched a review of the tax system, with a view to improving its income redistribution, growth orientation, and efficiency features, as well as increasing its revenue mobilization pote...

Iceland
			: Improving the Equity and Revenue Productivity of the Icelandic Tax System

Iceland : Improving the Equity and Revenue Productivity of the Icelandic Tax System »

Volume/Issue: 2010/213

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455207947.002

ISBN: 9781455207947

Keywords: interest, taxes, debt, tax system, tax systems

The Icelandic government has launched a review of the tax system, with a view to improving its income redistribution, growth orientation, and efficiency features, as well as increasing its revenue mobilization pote...

The economic crisis and its consequences for the environment and environmental policy

The economic crisis and its consequences for the environment and environmental policy »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , and Adriaan Perrels

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320863

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Crisis, Environmental Policy, Greenhouse Gas Emission, Climate Mitigation, Green Transformation, Economy and national budget

A review study of the impacts of the economic crisis on the environment and environmental policy in Nordic countries indicates that the short run economic slowdown translates into a levelling or decline of various...