Carbon tax – a slow start and then?

The Finance Minister’s budget speech gave little detail of the carbon tax, although Pravin Gordhan did say it will be implemented in the next financial year, i.e. 2013/14. The outlines are sketchy, but it seems the tax will not be as high as it sounds due to exemptions, and rise only slowly in the next seven years. Some more  detailed design elements are in the Budget Review,   Surprisingly this comes ahead of a more detailed tax design document which… Read moreCarbon tax – a slow start and then?