Lithuania's SocDems propose lower VAT on food, progressive taxes

Partners in Lithuania's ruling coalition, the Social Democrats, suggest introducing a reduced value-added tax (VAT) on main food products and again proposed progressive taxes, says Andrius Palionis, elder of the party's political group.
Social Democrat Party presidium meeting
© DELFI / Andrius Ufartas

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