Green Budgeting and Tax Policy Tools to Support a Green Recovery, OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19) series

Recovery from the social and economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will require concerted policy action. As countries consider recovery packages, there are opportunities to prioritise green policy choices that help promote environmental objectives and speed up structural change towards the low-carbon transition, increasing society’s resilience to future shocks and reducing future risks. This policy brief focuses on practical ways in which countries can use green budgeting and tax policy tools to implement stimulus packages that support a green recovery, and the inter-linked role of both tax and spend measures in aligning stimulus programmes with decarbonisation objectives.

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Australia Needs a Sustainable Green Approach to Tax Reform, by Miranda Stewart and Maria Sandoval-Guzman.

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