Taxes on Communal Waste in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia

  • Michal Radvan Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Veveří 158/70, 611 80 Brno
Keywords: communal waste, tax, charge, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic

Abstract

Waste management at the municipal level in almost all European countries is financed by local taxes, usually by special charges, sometimes by the property tax. This article deals with these possibilities. The main goal of this paper is to confirm or refute the hypothesis that there should be one local tax (charge) and its revenue should be used for communal waste management. To achieve this goal, a critical analysis of existing legal regulation of taxes and/or charges on communal waste and a comparison of existing tax / charge schemes concerning communal waste in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland is used. Synthesis of the gained knowledge especially in the area of taxpayers, correction components and rates allows introducing the optimal system of legal regulation of communal waste taxation.

Author Biography

Michal Radvan, Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Veveří 158/70, 611 80 Brno
Associate Professor

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Published
2016-07-31
Section
Conference Paper