• Service: Tax, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 7/10/2014

Denmark - EC approves tax exemption on advertising to households 

July 10: The European Commission this week announced its findings that a series of reductions and exemptions from a Danish tax on non-nominative advertising material delivered to households is in line and compatible with EU state aid rules.

Denmark plans to introduce a tax on non-nominative advertising material delivered to households because of a concern about the large volume of waste paper generated by households. The tax amounts to DKK 4/kg (approximately €0.54).

A reduced rate of DKK 2/kg would apply to advertising material bearing the EU Ecolabel, and exemptions would be provided for three products.

Read the EC release (9 July 2014).

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