Flat Tax in Austria?

People ♦ Published: October 6, 2012; 22:19 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian opposition party presented a “fair tax” model. The other parties criticized the proposal fiercely.

Flat Tax in Austria? / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The smallest opposition party BZÖ calls for a tax reform. The flat tax should bring an easier tax system, BZÖ´s chairman Josef Bucher argues. According to Bucher, a fundamental tax reform would boost economic growth and employment. A long-term tax reform which brings a tax relief for the middle class should be implemented right now, Bucher says. BZÖ proposes to impose a 10% income…