News Digest Item
27 Jan 2017

“Federal government remove tax privileges for LPG – opposition from CDU”


The federal government plans to phase out the tax privileges for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) next year, according to a draft law seen by news agency Reuters. “Originally, the privileges for the comparably climate-friendly liquefied gas were supposed to exist until 2021, which would have cost the state up to one billion euros,” writes Markus Wacket for Reuters. However, privileges for natural gas used specifically for transport will be extended until 2026, Wacket notes.

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