Switzerland: „Austrian Tax Deal Will Withstand“

PoliticsInternational ♦ Published: August 16, 2012; 19:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Swiss Parliament´s President Hans Altherr thinks that the Swiss tax deal with Austria will withstand a popular vote.

Switzerland: „Austrian Tax Deal Will Withstand“ / Picture: © Swiss and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

In an interview with “Vorarlberger Nachrichten”, Altherr expresses his optimism regarding the tax treaty between Switzerland and Austria. The treaty is signed and ratified, but a popular vote may still prevent the deal. In Switzerland, the young socialists and a citizens forum want to hold a popular vote on the tax treaty.

There is some resistance against the tax deal with…