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Landfill tax is "too high", says pressure group

Pressure group Taxpayers Alliance has acknowledged that landfill tax deters local authorities from sending waste to landfill but said that the tax needs to be cut.The landfill tax is paid by businesses and local authorities who dispose of waste at landfill sites. The group published a report entitled, The burden of green taxes, in which it said that the Government raised £0.9 billion from landfill tax revenue. Policy analyst Matthew Sinclair ...