Czech Republic -Bills on tax hikes and pension reform vetoed -August 16, 2012

The upper house of parliament has vetoed several proposals of the centre-right cabinet. The pension reform bill was a technical measure allowing the government to push ahead with a plan to allow Czechs to send part of their social insurance payments into private retirement funds instead of to the government which redistributes the money immediately to current pensioners.

English: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/08/16/uk-czech-taxes ...

 

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