Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Parties in Poland and Ireland Propose Flat Taxes


A new party, .Nowoczesna (.Modern Party) was formed in May 2015.  Its leader is Ryszard Petru. Its tax policy is an across-the-board 16% flat tax (16% personal income tax, 16% corporate income tax, and 16% value added tax).

The party received 7.6% of the vote in the October 25, 2015, parliamentary elections, coming in fourth place.  At the end of 2015, its favorability rating in the polls stood at 13%.