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Landfill tax was introduced on 1 October 1996: this country’s first tax with an explicit environmental purpose. This note discusses the background to the tax’s introduction. Two other notes look at recent developments concerning the tax, and at the landfill tax community fund – a tax credit scheme to reduce the environmental impact of landfill sites.

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