Skip to comments.Tax hikes likely for majority of Germans
Posted on 08/23/2013 2:52:21 AM PDT by Olog-hai
German taxpayers will have to brace themselves for higher rates to plug holes in the budgets of local authorities, according to research released on Wednesday.
A survey from consultants Ernst & Young shows that three-quarters of local authorities are set to raise taxes and increase charges for their services either this year or next year to make up for budget shortfalls.
A third of local authorities also wanted to raise fees for children centers, while 17 percent planned to increase cemetery charges. Last year, a fifth of authorities raised property taxes and in the coming year 28 percent plan to follow suit.
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Yeah, that’s the price they pay for allowing all those Muslims and foreign workers to become established drains on resources there.
BTW as an aside, some might not be aware that gravesites are usually not permanent there. Many are only leased for periods of 15 to 30 years and the contents and headstones are ‘removed’ if the lease isn’t renewed....
Somehow I don’t see this going over very well...
SOMEONE has to pick up the tab for rescuing the Greeks
This has nothing to do with that.
And as far as that goes, study the history of the euro currency. That’ll be an eye-opener.
Has there been any reduction is federal subsidies of local governments? If Berlin sends German taxpayers' money to Greece instead of German cities and states, then the localities will have to make up for it and it will be because of the bailout.
That’s what Germany’s elite politicians want to do. They seem to be especially fond of EU member states being so indebted via loanswhich is what all of these are, with the borrowing terms being explicit that they have to surrender their economic policy to the EU’s central government. (Sounds like what Obama wants to do with the US states, frankly, but via different means.)
Jesus! Then why bother to have them at all?
Just burn them up & install their true objects of worship, Like windmills or solar panels or some such...
If you think about it, it is practices like this and the “Green Movement” that give a little bit of insight into “Soylent Green.”