Swedish pensioners will see lower taxes - the government will announce
Monday, 17 September 2012
The elections are somewhere nearer in Sweden and the governing Alliance
coalition parties are not standing very well in the polls. Therefore,
the government must keep on throwing stuff out there such that it
improvs its position.
of the most recent ones in a new announcement that in which the
government proposes lowering taxes for pensioners - that will appear in
the autumn budget. Most retirees will receive between Skr500 and Skr700
in the lower taxes per year, the Alliance governing party leaders
writes in the Swedish daily, Dagens Nyheter on Monday.
The reduction means that about half of the tax cut for the seniors,
which the Alliance parties promised in during the election campaign as
a "reform ambition" by 2014, would be met in the autumn budget.
The party leaders write that it is thanks to the relative impressive
performance of the Swedish economy that makes the Alliance to be able
to reduce the tax on pensions.
The tax reduction amounts to between Skr500 and Skr700 per year for
most retirees and the total tax bill will cost about Skr1.15 billion.
By Scancomark.com Team