The 16th amendment, a European reprise

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Two pieces of work have led me to look at the EU’s tax rasing powers. The first is attempting to work out which of the COFOE’s proposals require treaty change; several want to use tax and subsidy policies to encourage behavioural change, from adopting more green friendly agricultural & transport polices to behaving as better corporate citizens with respect to personal privacy. This is currently not permitted; the EU…

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