reduce energy prices
The European Union plans a special tax for oil and gas companies
According to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, the European Union should impose a special tax on oil and gas companies. The additional funds will benefit, among other things, overburdened families.
EU Commission President von der Leyen wants to help families burdened with special fees.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined the measures she proposed to lower energy prices. A special tax will be imposed on high-profit oil and gas companies.
that mentioned it «Handelsblatt» On Tuesday, citing the politician. The commission chief was quoted as saying for a certain period of time, the commission wanted to transfer windfall profits “that energy companies never dreamed of” to overburdened families and businesses. Germany’s Traffic Lights Alliance has also spoken out in favor of a similar measure.
According to Handelsblatt, von der Leyen also wants to make it easier for EU countries to provide liquidity support to suppliers. “Our energy companies are essential to keep the lights on, homes warm and our economy running,” she said. Von der Leyen had already announced proposals on Monday on how to lower energy prices. This is intended to reduce electricity demand at peak times. (SDA)
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