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Sweden’s carbon tax
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing the international community. A broad range of policy instruments can be used to curb carbon emissions, and economic instruments such as taxes and emissions trading are critical elements of any comprehensive mitigation strategy.
Taxes in Sweden
Each year, the Swedish Tax Agency publishes Taxes in Sweden. The purpose of the statistical yearbook is to present an overview of the Swedish tax system as well as up-to-date statistics on relevant aspects of taxation.
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Climate on the agenda as Minister for Finance hosts international conference in Stockholm
Representatives of a large number of finance ministries, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will gather in Stockholm on Thursday and Friday. They will attend a conference held within the framework of the new Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action – a group of ministers who want to step up their engagement on climate change. Specific taxes on carbon dioxide will be discussed at the conference.
Speech by Magdalena Andersson at Conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes
The Hague, 20 June 2019. Check against delivery.
Speech by Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson at Stockholm Tax Conference concerning capacity building
Stockholm, 30 May 2018 Check against delivery
Global cooperation is key to address tax challenges from digitalization
The Nordic countries belong to the leading countries in digitalization. Digitalization has hastened the development of our economies and enabled new business models to develop. It is essential to ensure that all companies including digital companies have a growth-friendly environment also in the future. Well-designed and fair taxation is one key factor in achieving this.
Sweden to host Stockholm Tax Conference – an international conference on tax capacity-building, 30–31 May
Efficient and effective tax administration is fundamental to the long-term financing of a functioning society, poverty reduction and the achievement of the goals of the 2030 Agenda. Sweden has therefore invited representatives of governments in 160 countries, agencies, international and regional organisations, civil society and the business sector to exchange experiences of tax capacity-building. The Stockholm Tax Conference will be held on 30–31 May.
EU leaders discuss steel tariffs and Brexit
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven met his head of state and government colleagues at the European Council on Thursday and Friday 22–23 March. Trade and the threat of steel tariffs were among the issues on the agenda. Brexit and the EU’s reactions to the nerve agent attack in Salisbury were other important issues.
Sub-target 2: Financial gender equality
The Government’s second gender equality policy sub-target is ‘Financial gender equality’. Women and men must have the same opportunities and conditions with regard to paid work, which gives financial independence throughout life.
Statement by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU
Statement by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU.
Swede Lars Karlsson is EU candidate in election of new WCO Secretary General
The EU Member States today selected Lars Karlsson as their joint candidate for the election of a new Secretary General of the World Customs Organisation (WCO). The WCO brings together 180 of the world’s customs administrations and has the primary task of facilitation trade and customs procedures for its members.