Controversy Over Special Taxes in Romania

Politics ♦ Published: November 12, 2013; 23:52 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Romanian government plans to impose new taxes in 2014. Foreign investors may leave the country.

Controversy Over Special Taxes in Romania / Picture: © Flickr / Partidul Social Democrat

As of 2014, Romania will introduce a new tax on foreign firms. “Prime Minister Victor Ponta stated yesterday, in response to the criticism aired by the Foreign Investors Council about the new taxes, that Romania cannot be El Dorado for everybody. Ponta added that the tax on special constructions, which FIC had criticized, is levied across Europe and that both FIC and AmCham had…