Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment

carbon tax 3Author: National Treasury

The National Treasury has publishes the Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment. Briefly, the carbon tax seeks to price carbon by obliging the polluter to internalise the external costs of emitting carbon, and contribute towards addressing the harm caused by such pollution. The publication of the Draft Carbon Tax Bill provides an opportunity for further comments on the design and technical details of the carbon tax policy and administration.

Written comments should be submitted by the close of business on 15 December 2015 to Dr.  Memory Machingambi, email: Memory.Machingambi@treasury.gov.za

Please click here to view media statementDraft Carbon Tax Bill for comment and Draft Explanatory Memorandum on the Carbon Tax Draft Bill