“Financial transactions tax promotes fairness”

CommentOpinion ♦ Published: February 15, 2013; 13:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to Austria´s Minister of Foreign Affairs Michael Spindelegger, the financial transactions tax is strengthening the competitiveness in Europe through targeted reforms.

“Financial transactions tax promotes fairness” / Picture: © Flickr / The Austrian Foreign Ministry

Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Spindelegger is pleased with the draft version of a financial transactions tax: “Austria has been in favour of introducing a financial transactions tax from the very start. The Commission’s proposal has brought us one important step closer to this goal. I would like to thank in particular Maria Fekter, who has greatly helped this process with her…