ÖVP Does Not Exclude New Taxes Anymore

People ♦ Published: January 9, 2012; 14:04 ♦ (Vindobona)

Against previous statements, the head of the Austrian conservatives, Michael Spindelegger, considers to introduce new taxes.

ÖVP Does Not Exclude New Taxes Anymore / Picture: © Flickr / The Austrian Foreign Ministry

The Austrian government parties, SPÖ and ÖVP, currently negotiate over the new austerity package. Details are not known yet. However, Vice-Chancellor and the chairman of ÖVP (Austrian People´s Party), admits that new taxes are not excluded anymore: “I do not feel well when talking about new taxes. But of course I cannot exclude that we have to make concessions in the end.” Until…