2018-06-09 18:11:54 UTC
Carbon tax rebate coming to Yukon municipalities, says premierLast
week, Premier Sandy Silver sent letters to the mayors informing them
municipalities will receive a 100 per cent rebate. Up until then, the
territorial government had only committed to returning money collected
by the federal carbon tax to Yukoners and Yukon businesses.
Silver said First Nations governments can also expect carbon tax
revenue to be returned to them.
The federal carbon tax is expected to come into effect on January 1,
2019. At that time, carbon will be taxed at $20 per tonne and by 2022,
at $50 per tonne.
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