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A member of the Parliament against higher tax deduction for child care

The tax deduction for third party care of children is not increased in the Canton of Zurich. The cantonal Council has rejected a postulate of FDP, SP and GLP with 84 to 81 votes.

parents can deduct in the Canton of Zurich is currently in progress for each child, a maximum of 10'100 Swiss francs for out-of-family care. The postulate asked the increase in the deduction to 25'000, as at the Federal level is discussed.

The Postulants wanted to with the increase and in particular the mothers of the free, again, easier work, and the "part-time trap". The make use of of the economy, because the domestic skilled labour potential will be better exploited.

elimination of paradoxical Situation

"Fair, economically sensible, family-friendly and for the Zurich SME" was the increase in the Tax, campaigned Initiator Beat Habegger (FDP, Zurich) for the proposal. The compatibility of family and career co-founder of the Tobias Langenegger (SP, Zürich) wanted to improve.

GLP-husband Daniel Häuptli (Zürich) dealt with the elimination of the paradoxical Situation, that parents would have more money in your wallet, if you worked less, and the children themselves cared for.

gebodigt The left-green-bourgeois concerns, but was of a similar Alliance. The representatives of the SVP, EDU, BDP, EVP, AL and the Greens voted against the proposal.

Only the best of Verdi benefit

would be the end of The required increase in the tax deduction help, very good families, who could afford to pay for childcare to a greater degree to earn, it was from the far right to the far left agree. The proposal was one-sided and not too effective.

The Canton that it should rather make the provision of care, in principle, more attractive, thought the Green. "The task of the state" and thus free it should be according to AL. You would have to compensate all the families the cost of childcare services, also suggested the EDU.

Also, the government turned against the idea. The Canton of Zurich was positioned with the current trigger is already very good, said financial Director Ernst Stocker (SVP). Also, it makes sense to wait until the Federal government gave a decision on a possible increase of the trigger. The business is currently in the Council of States pending. (hwe/sda)

Created: 01.04.2019, 13:48 PM

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