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Austria: Tax Increases Contemplated by Government

Published: December 9, 2013; 11:20 · (Vindobona)

During the coalition negotiations increases of taxes on tobacco and alcohol is currently considered by the Social Democrats (SPÖ) and the People’s Party (ÖVP).

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Reinhold Lopatka, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, has confirmed the respective media reports on Sunday. “These are ideas that are currently being discussed,” he said. According to him, the discussions have in the meantime relatively far progressed; however, there are no concrete decisions yet. An agreement will only be made once futher results are available. According to the…

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