ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2013In January 2013, the government of France announced a targeted tax change.
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Original source in french: (article 20)
On 19 November 2013, France passed the 2014 Finance Act and introduced a refund scheme for propellant used in the agricultural production.
If a producers can provide evidence, that the propellant was used for agricultural activities (according to L. 22-1 and L722-3) , the law foresees an reimbursement for 2013 of:
For 2014, the reimbursement rate decreases:
The measure is considered trade distorting because it gives the French agricultural producers an advantage over its foreign competitors around the world. The list of affected countries is based on the main competitors of the respective exported products.