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Leitl Favors EU Financial Transaction Tax

Published: March 10, 2011; 00:37 · (Vindobona)

The President of the Austrian Economic Chamber says: "The EU Parliamen has taken an important step towards EU financial transaction tax"

Leitl Favors EU Financial Transaction Tax / Picture: © Flickr

WKO President Christoph Leitl welcomes the commitment of the European Parliament as an important step towards a European financial transaction tax. The Commission should now, as requested by the Parliament, create a balanced and detailed feasibility study and a comprehensive impact assessment and based on these, submit concrete proposals before the summer. "This is an important signal…

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