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Carbon tax: Who will be affected and how?

Environment 1 month ago

South Africa’s phased approach to enforcing the Carbon Tax Act, as well as tax-free allowances and carbon offset credits, seeks to take time to create a mindset change and become aware of better technology, to remove carbon emissions in earnest. 


25 Jun 2020
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Carbon tax: Who will be affected and how?

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South Africa is more than ready to embrace the first phase of the Carbon Tax Act, and despite challenges, it is essential that we honour our commitment to sustainable industry practices, according to EDS Systems head of business development Eckart Zollner. Zollner explained that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the first phase of the Act’s tax deadline was delayed by three months. He suggested that businesses use this time to invest in tracking, quantifying and visualising their carbon footprint, as international deadlines remain. South Africa’s phased approach to enforcing the Carbon Tax Act, as well as tax-free allowances and carbon...

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