OIL companies slow to cut fuel prices when the cost of crude falls should be hit with a windfall tax and the dividends passed on to the motorist, a Tory MP said.
What does WT stand for?
WT stands for Windfall Tax
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Samples in periodicals archive:
ALEX Salmond will this week call on Chancellor George Osborne to scrap a planned windfall tax on North Sea oil.
3, 2010 (CENS) -- Housing speculators who buy and then sell houses other than own residence within one year will be subject to a windfall tax as high as 30% of the sale price, according to the draft law for special tax on high income and high wealth to be put forth by the Ministry of Finance by the end of December 2010.
Byline: A union leader is set to renew the call for a windfall tax on "greedy" energy companies.
Belgian energy firm Electrabel launched a court challenge against a bid to levy hundreds of millions of euros (dollars) in windfall tax on nuclear power companies, a report said on Saturday.
And Wansbeck MP Denis Murphy has signed a Commons motion urging the Government to impose a windfall tax on firms whose profits have soared from pounds 557m in 2003 to more than pounds 5bn now.
BP responded to the windfall tax calls by arguing it was already the nation's biggest taxpayer.
LABOUR'S leadership came under mounting pressure today to cap fuel prices and introduce a windfall tax on "greedy" oil and energy companies.