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Keuschnigg: “We Already Have The Flat Tax in Austria”

Published: September 3, 2013; 14:39 · (Vindobona)

The head of IHS demands tax relief instead of further tax burdens and the adjustment to the inflation rate.

Keuschnigg: “We Already Have The Flat Tax in Austria” / Picture: © Institut für Höhere Studien - Institute for Advanced Studies

“We have to drop the high base rate for taxes,” Christian Keuschnigg, head of the Austrian Institute for Higher Studies (IHS), claims. In an interview with business magazine Gewinn he said that Austria already had the flat tax. “At 36 percent it [tax rate] is the highest in Europe,” Keuschnigg critizises. “Where is the incentive to work when one has to pay taxes as high as 36…

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