Government Proposes Special Tax Changes

  • 21 Jun 2018 8:59 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Government Proposes Special Tax Changes
The government submitted a bill to parliament that would introduce tax changes and amendments as well as a 25% special tax on organisations supporting migration.

The justification of the bill posted on parliament’s website identifies its goals as legal harmonisation, the reduction of administrative burdens on taxpayers as well as enabling the return of employees eligible for elderly pension to the labour market through tax and contribution rebates.

The bill would also introduce a special 25% tax on organisations that aid migration to contribute to government spending on the handling of migration.

Revenue from the tax will be spent exclusively on border protection measures, according to the bill. István Hollik, spokesman of the allied ruling parties, called the special tax a “minimum requirement”.

He insisted that organisations associated with US billionaire George Soros spend “stellar amounts” to “promote migration and flood Europe with immigrants”.

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