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EU member states want to overhaul energy taxation

This Thursday, the EU's ministers of finance are expected to adopt a text that calls on the EU Commission to present a proposal for an overhaul of the EU's energy taxation directive. This could impact taxation of the maritime sector.

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The EU ministers of finance will meet on Thursday, and one of the points on the agenda is the adoption of so-called conclusions on energy taxation, which could impact the maritime sector's tax exemption for bunker fuel oil for ships.

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