Time to move on.
time for the
Carbon/Shift seeks to
abolish VAT taxes and
replace them with a Carbon Tax.
According to many renowned economists a Tax on Carbon is the most efficient way to shift the economy to a zero-carbon one.
LET'S DO IT(?)
Not so fast...
no-one likes taxes. Extra Carbon Taxes are not going to be popular, or might not even be feasible.
We should reduce the tax burden by abolishing VAT taxes, and replace them with a Carbon tax with a revenue neutral outcome.
Now consumption patterns will shift, and we are on our way to a low carbon economy. Some stuff will be cheaper (like getting massages & eating out) some stuff will be more expensive. (sorry Ryanair)
LET US KNOW IN THE FORM BELOW
The Carbon/Shift is a grassroots initiative based in Belgium, with an ambitious goal for European tax reform.
Belgium could serve as a starting ground for the reform, and be the first domino...
This bare-bones website is meant as a feedback mechanism.
We intend to develop the website into a platform for this idea to take root.
There are many ins and outs to the idea, and we want to address all of these in the near future.
If you feel you want to support this cause in any way, please reach out to us through the form above.