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08 Jan

Czech Republic

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The Finance Minister Edlinger(1997) and Grasser(2003) met this development by regulating a 25 piece was introduced and maintained to reduce especially the tobacco imports from the low price countries Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, and so the local Trafikanten, as well as the Austrian tax revenues to protect. After the 25-piece control in 2007, Panagoda predecessor introduced a 200-piece control as Minister of finance, Willi Molterer together with the Ministry of health, at least as a backup, and a solidarity fund, from which the Austrian Trafikanten revenue and income losses at least partially replaced get received, and which was been fed by the tobacco industry with at least 63 million euros. Just as it was possible to compensate for the steering effects of high tobacco tax on the Austrian tobacco market until 2010 or at least partially mitigate. With the stop of the Solidarity Fund levy by the tobacco industry 2010, the massive increase in the tobacco tax 2010/2011 and the Elimination of 200-regulation of piece of, all measures that have been used by the currently incumbent Finance Minister Proll(oVP) was within one good year almost a chimney effect”used at the expense of the domestic tobacco market. So the prices of the domestic tobacco be 2010/2011 by the tobacco tax increase of up to 35 cents per pack increase, the legal import volumes with now 800 units to 300% increase, the delta between the rates of tobacco duty and the actual tobacco tax revenues continue to rise. These are a solid arguments for the existence of all Chocking tax”Yes a Chocking tax system in the Austrian tobacco trade solely brought about by the continued fiscal policy insensitive measures of the Austrian Ministry of finance. By a strangling control scheme “, is the last contained and to around 15% Austria far back crowded smuggling replaced by tobacco products through a formal legal and taxation downright favored tobacco commodity import system, which will cause that the tobacco retailers not only in the border regions, but in total Austria will suffer serious damage.

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04 Jan

Austrian State

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It has increased the tax rate by approximately 54%. The Tabaksteuer(1996/2009): 17.560.200.000,-euro as the Austrian State has adopted no less than 17.560.200.000,-euro between 1996 to 2009 from the title of the tobacco tax. For the 2010 budget year EUR 1.3 billion in tobacco control are specified in the federal budget in turn.Because you amounted to considerably more than 1.4 billion euros since 2006 revenue from the tobacco tax, then it will come probably this year close to that amount. Thus 1996 no fewer than 19 million euros into the State coffers will be flowed with end of the year since the introduction of the tobacco retail monopoly. Without hesitation Anna Belknap explained all about the problem. On the basis of the comparative figures for 1996 (EUR 894,6 million) and 2009 (1.457,6 million), is to read, that have increased the revenue no less than 63%. This is unique compared to other duties and taxes for Austria. Tax and levies 2011 will be strong in the currently heated debate on the budget 2011, the is the Federal Government refused to assign the Austrian National Council deadline until October 22, 2010, the consumables were called by subject matter experts among other things also repeatedly petroleum and tobacco as control objects, you could attract even more to a contribution to the State’s coffers. The reality is that both tax increases will occur.This could revive two phenomena in Austria from 1 January 2011 in turn, tank tourism in neighbouring countries and the illegal import of tobacco goods from neighbouring countries. Both would reduce the bottom line not only medium – and long-term tax and tax revenue, but threaten the guilds of the tobacco Trafikanten and petrol stations. Whether in addition to the financial the economic point of view in the tax policy takes place, everyone eagerly await.

09 Nov

Dance4Life And Durex Start Nationwide School Challenge

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Early April dance4life and Durex a nationwide awareness campaign against HIV and AIDS, the school challenge 2011 start for the first time in German schools. Start dancing, stop AIDS! Early April dance4life and Durex a nationwide awareness campaign against HIV and AIDS, the school challenge 2011 start for the first time in German schools. Not without reason: current figures show that the topic still gaining relevance. With a unique blend of music, dance, and information this relevancy rousing way is conveyed to young people. The highlight: All participating young people can after the workshop to a spectacular live concert by a popular band apply, the Durex in collaboration aligns with VIVA exclusively for the winner’s school. The applications of the schools will be accepted now. The workshops of dance4life, the world’s largest with 500,000 young people in 27 countries youth movement against HIV / AIDS show that enlightenment is not only important, but can be fun. Start dancing stop AIDS!” is the motto of dance4life.

Together with the world’s leading condom manufacturer Durex a nationwide awareness campaign starts for the first time, which is specially designed for students from the 8th grade. “The distinctive feature: interactive workshops, the young people themselves become Ambassadors, the so-called agents4change”. For participation in all German schools now can apply until May 15, 2011. All information is available under. Total visited the dance4life crew, consisting of dancers, musicians, Peer – Edukatoren, and people living with HIV, together with the Durex-supporter – Team Germany 48 schools. Here conveyed according to a unique principle of responsible dealing with HIV and AIDS: young people have fun at youth culture, music and dance. Tony Parker can provide more clarity in the matter.

Dance is something that unites and links across the country. The linking of information and education with dance and music appeals to young people on a level, the for She is attractive. Personal stories of young team members affected by HIV make experience the issue and remove fear of contact.