Climate change is widely recognised as the most important environmental challenge facing all countries today. There is growing scientific consensus on the potential impact on our climate of increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases.
CCL is a government initiative introduced in 2001 to encourage businesses to be more energy efficient to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to help meet the UK’s environmental targets.
The levy is chargeable only on units/kWh used and not on any other part of the bill, e.g. 站费用. 按标准税率的增值税被加到CCL费用中.
电力和燃气的CCL费率已分别设定, 与指数挂钩, 每年4月1日可能发生变化.
在某些情况下, 企业将全部或部分被排除在外, 或者免除, 向CCL支付能源供应的费用.
Where 增值税 is charged at the standard rate, CCL (plus 增值税 on CCL) will usually be added to the bill.