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Sweden: Tax on chemicals within certain electronic products

Sweden: Tax on chemicals within certain electronics

A new tax in Sweden would impose a “chemical tax” on chemicals associated with or used within certain electronic products that are sold in or brought into Sweden. The effective date for this tax is scheduled for 1 July 2017.


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This tax will affect various goods and electronic products including ovens, refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, telephones, routers, games consoles, and computers. The chemical tax is to be paid and reported by any business that manufactures taxable products or brings taxable products into the country, or by a registered warehouse holder that delivers taxable products to buyer that is not a warehouse holder.


Read a January 2017 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Sweden

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