Bulgaria - Union wants minimum non-taxable income - September 30, 2018

The Confederation of Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) has put forward a proposal to introduce a minimum non-taxable income at the level of the national minimum wage. The minimum non-taxable income means less tax from low income groups and will increase their consumption power. According to CITUB this new policy could help to reduce inequality, pointing out that the country has a Gini coefficient higher than 40%. 

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