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To reduce taxes, financial political Hara-Kiri

The SVP will reject the Budget in its present Form, without the tax cut, announced Jürg Sulser (Otelfingen). A reduction in the tax base from 100 to 98 percent was urgently necessary, because the citizens would need more money to live on. The failures will make the SVP with austerity measures betting.

a bit of discussion ready the FDP. It calls for a tax cut, but only by a percentage point, i.e. from 100 to 99 percent. The FDP wants to vote for the Budget, but even then, if you accrued with your claim.

2022 comes the next-Minus

a Lot of chances are not allowed to calculate the SVP and the FDP. Except for the EDU, which holds with respect to control foot still covered, to reject all the other groups a tax cut.

to reduce taxes, whether financial, political Hara-Kiri, ' said Kaspar Bütikofer (AL, Zurich). The longer-term prospects are anything but rosy. This opinion agrees with the SP. A lower Tax rate, you can't afford it, said Hannah Pfalzgraf (Mettmenstetten). Otherwise, give it to 2021 the next austerity package.

The estimate for the coming year is a small increase of 1.8 million Swiss francs. In the years after that, it should be deep red: In the year 2022, the Canton is already anticipating a loss of 438 million Swiss francs.

50 budget requests

submitted by councillors of The Canton and Kantonsräte submitted for this year's budget debate 50 budget requests. A lot of talking, above all, a saving measure when staff is likely to give: The Finance Committee proposes to cut in half the originally planned wage increases.

This would increase the Plus. Instead of only 1.8 million Swiss francs, it would be 55.4 million Swiss francs gross. The left, on the Council side rejects this measure, decidedly. This year's budget debate is expected to take four days. (sda)

Created: 09.12.2019, 11:12 PM

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