„No Tax Reform Before 2016“

CommentOpinion ♦ Published: January 4, 2013; 17:19 ♦ (Vindobona)

Christoph Leitl, President of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, emphasizes that the government should focus on austerity measures.

„No Tax Reform Before 2016“ / Picture: © Wirtschaftsbund / Christoph Leitl

“If the budget is balanced in 2016, then it is time to reduce the tax burden for citizens and to increase the purchasing power.” Leitl told the Austrian newspaper “Presse”. In any case, the next tax reform must not be financed on credit.”

Leitl is confident that the government will not initiate a tax reform before the budget is balanced. “A tax reform without the…