Freighter tax plan is ‘stupid’ and ‘a major negative’ for Dutch supply chains

October 7, 2020 Alex Lennane

Dutch politicians and the aviation industry yesterday labelled the proposed new Dutch aviation tax “stupid” at an expert meeting at the senate.
A recent report by Dutch research institute SEO concluded that the planned tax on freighter flights would have “major negative effects” on the industry and Dutch trade.
Shippers association evofenedex said the tax was “not proportional”,  and would be “unlawful and ineffective”.
While the tax has been agreed by the Dutch parliament ...

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