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Austerity Package: Business Association Warns of New Taxes

Published: January 4, 2012; 19:06 · (Vindobona)

New taxes would be an “attack against the economy”, general secretary Peter Haubner says.

Austerity Package: Business Association Warns of New Taxes / Picture: © Flickr

The economic wing of the Austrian People´s Party (ÖVP), the Business Association (Wirtschaftsbund) warns of plans of the coalition partner SPÖ. New taxes are currently discussed. For the general secretary of the Business Association, Peter Haubner, new taxes would endanger employment and economic growth. Haubner asked Chancellor Faymann to begin structural reforms together with…

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