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What is the Climate Change Levy?

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is a Government tax, which came in to place in 2001, for the use of both gas and electric by businesses, agriculture and the public sector. The aim of the levy is to encourage industry, commerce and the public sector to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse emissions.

Taxable commodity Rate from 1 April 2020 Rate from 1 April 2021 Rate from 1 April 2022 Rate from 1 April 2023
Electricity (£ per kilowatt hour (KWh)) 0.00811 0.00775 0.00775 0.00775
Natural gas (£ per KWh) 0.00406 0.00465 0.00568 0.00672
LPG (£ per kilogram (kg)) 0.02175 0.02175 0.02175 0.02175
Any other taxable commodity (£ per kg) 0.03174 0.03640 0.04449 0.05258

*Info as per GOV.UK – Climate Change Levy Rates

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