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US Ethanol tax-breaks

This is a pretty thorough list of tax breaks and incentives for US ethanol producers. Thanks Ron. 

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Is US biofuel policy about soaking tax payers and starving the world

Is US biofuel policy about soaking tax payers and starving the world? The Richmond Times Despatch thinks so in its InRich Blog. Barton Hinkle’s piece makes the link between food aid, the ability of biofuel to lift the rural poor in developing nations out of subsistence farming and on the corruption that accompanies much food […]

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US Carbon tax

The US looks set to tax imports on the basis of the amount of carbon that they contain, according to Paul Hodges in Chemicals and the Economy. Paul is pretty focused on chemicals, but clearly coal would be pretty heavily taxed, but the so should crude oil and possibly ethanol. It will be interesting to […]

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US Farm Bill 2007 Taxation proposals

Some of the key proposals in the US Farm Bill 2007, confusingly called “HEARTLAND, HABITAT, HARVEST AND HORTICULTURE ACT OF 2007”have been made public. Hattip to Phillip Brasher at the DesMoines Register.com who writes the Cash Crops blog. Philip says there’s plenty of scope for modification he says: “Under congressional pay-as-you-go rules, any tax cuts […]

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European Union’s biofuels subsidies measured

The Size and scope of the European Union’s biofuels subsidies is outlined in a new report from the Global Subsidies Initiative, which recently looked at biofuel subsidies in OECD members. Taking some of the key findnings Transfers per tonne of CO2-equivalent removed are estimated to be between 575 and 800 euros for ethanol made from […]

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Suporting growth in Welsh biofuels

UK support for biofuels currently includes a fuel duty incentive guaranteed at 20p per litre for next three years alongside the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO). This means combined support for use of biofuels is guaranteed at 35p per litre in 2008-09 That information comes from an unnamed UK treasury (finance ministry) source in a […]

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How to stay on the right side of the UK taxman (some of the time)

This website can give you help in finding the right way to pay tax and duty on biofuel or straight veg oil used as fuel in the UK. It might save you a lot of trouble…

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Biofuels and taxes

There’s some sound advice on what to do to keep the tax man happy if you live in the US and decide to run biofuel/straight veg oil in you car over on biodiesel now.com.

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Oregon’s latest biofuels tax breaks

Oregon has announced a number of tax breaks for biofuels, according to a report on OregonLive.com

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It’s cold in Chile, so they’re exempting biofuels from tax

Its cold in Chile, so they’re exempting biofuels from tax in a bid to help the country’s poor make ends meet, according to Ecoperiodico, quoted on Biopact. Technorati tags: Chile, ethanol, biofuel, Biopact, tax, taxation, exemption

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