Extended producer responsibility fee to be introduced alongside the environmental product charge

The waste management system is being transformed with the introduction of the so-called Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme to comply with Directive 2006/123/EC (12 December 2006) of the European Parliament and of the Council. The EPR is based on the idea that producers should be financially responsible for the costs of managing the waste arising from their products, and thereby waste management will be carried out in the future under a concession system. With new scheme will also be harmonised with the environmental product charge system.

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Tax Newsletter 2023/01.