„Property Taxes are Nonsense“

CommentOpinion ♦ Published: November 30, 2012; 20:59 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria´s Minister of Finance Maria Fekter reaffirms that property taxes must be prevented.

„Property Taxes are Nonsense“ / Picture: © ÖVP Bundespartei / Jacob Glaser

The Austrian Minister of Finance replies to the well-known call for property taxes in Austria. In the last months, the Austrian Social Democrats reaffirmed that property and inheritance taxes must be re-introduced. Fekter explains that thousands of civil servants would have to assess private assets like carpets, jewelry or coin collections. “I reject such a tax.” she said. Fekter…