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- n. Plural form of ecotax.
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So here we have the politics of high taxation (HM Treasury collects nearly £40 billion per year in ecotaxes), lifestyle totalitarianism as typified by the anti-4x4 brigade, and quasi-religious behaviour, all in one neat package.
Environmental taxes (ecotaxes): levies on products or services collected to account for environmental impacts associated with them.
Its proposed ecotaxes on goods such as fuel, alcohol and new homes only alienate many working class people because they would hit them proportionately much harder than the rich.