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Estonian Prime Minister does not think tax policy should be changed

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Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip

Estonian tax policy proved its sustainability and ability to succeed a long time ago, so there is no need to change it, believes the Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip.

Ansip points out he does not understand worries about ineffectiveness of Estonian tax system policy, as the state has experienced the biggest economy growth among all European Union member states, considering the last ten years, reports ERR.ee.

Moreover at the expense of the financial reserves, we are able to cover our state debt at any time, because it is the smallest in EU – 7.9% of GDP, says the Prime Minister.

He believes if the tax system were inefficient, Estonia would not have such huge reserves.

We should not look for similarities in tax systems in Ireland, Greece and ours, because these two states found themselves in such an economical disaster not because tax policy.


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  1. Pop says:

    That’s quite true, they have been more successful than for example the neighbours..

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