Taxing Flyers

Taxing Flyers

BBC News reports that the Conservatives are calling for people who take more than their fair share of flights to pay more tax — in effect, proposing a “polluter pays” approach. But the Labour government sees the tax as unfair for families taking overseas holidays and it’s unlikely that the proposal will fly. However, Chancellor to the Treasury Gordon Brown calls for doubling the air passenger duty in his pre-budget report.

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