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“Tax on financial transaction is a big achievement for Austria”

Published: February 14, 2013; 22:17 · (Vindobona)

“Our perseverance has paid a dividend” Austria´s Minister of Finance Maria Fekter said.

“Tax on financial transaction is a big achievement for Austria” / Picture: © ÖVP Bundespartei / Jacob Glaser

“Austria has advocated the introduction of a tax on financial transactions from the very outset. This proposal by the European Commission brings us significantly closer to our goal”, Austrian Finance Minister Dr Maria Fekter emphasised. The European Commission is submitting a draft directive on a tax on financial transactions in the eleven countries that had already agreed to…

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