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Emissions-based car tax approved

Range of 100g or less will be tax-free

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  • Writer: Nareerat Wiriyapong & Wichit Chantanusornsiri
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Automakers have been lukewarm to the government's endorsement of the new automobile tax structure, saying the three-year adjustment period is too short. 

The new tax structure, approved in principle by the Democrat-led government, was approved by the government yesterday.

Most automakers agreed in principle with the reforms, which base tax calculations on carbon-dioxide emissions rather than engine size as in the current structure.

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