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Government decides not to increase incinerator bottom ash tax

The Treasury is dropping its proposals to increase the rate of landfill tax paid on incinerator bottom ash.Last year (April 2009), the Treasury launched a consultation entitled Modernising Landfill Tax Legislation and proposed to tax incinerator bottom ash at the higher rate for active waste, which is currently £48 per tonne, as opposed to the lower rate for inactive waste which is currently £2.50 per tonne (see ...