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Slovenia: Petition Against Real Estate Tax Initiated

Published: November 5, 2013; 15:56 · (Vindobona)

On Monday, a petition against the planned real estate tax was initiated. In an attempt to reduce the massive fiscal shortfall, Slovenia is looking for new revenues. The property tax is supposed to bring about more than € 400m.

Slovenia: Petition Against Real Estate Tax Initiated / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The petition was organized by business representatives, farmers as well as municipalities and the opposing People’s Party (SLS) and will be open for signing for a week. According to the appeal, the new propery bill creates a "silent nationalization of the Slovenian countryside and destroys competitive Slovenian businesses and farms...strips municipalities of financial autonomy and…

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