Sobotka: tax burden not to be reduced in coming years

08-01-2006

The deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has said that he is not considering any significant reduction in the overall tax burden in the coming four to five years. Mr Sobotka said, however, that he plans to restructure the taxes. Speaking in a televised debate on Sunday, Minister Sobotka said that the overall tax rate should stabilise around 37 percent in the coming years.