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Windfall taxes: the search for a smart policy

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23 November 2022

Windfall taxes: the search for a smart policy

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Energy companies are reporting record profits while consumers face unaffordable increases in their bills. Many politicians, including the UN Secretary General, portray the companies as gouging citizens and demand a reset. Shell’s CEO recently accepted that some government intervention is inevitable but urged that any windfall policy is “smart”. Our review of new windfall terms – and the industry’s reaction to them – highlights several themes.

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