France: environmental tax – senate submits a proposal for adoption of tax on cigarette buttsFebruary 21, 2013
On 11 February 2013, a group of senators officially presented a proposal which would implement a new tax on cigarette butts.
The key elements are summarized as follows:
- The tax will be borne by the producer and importer of the cigarettes.
- The tax rate will be €0.05 per cigarette, €0.10 per pack of cigarettes.
- The tax will be paid annually.
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