Lithuanian president: Govt-proposed tax reform will raise heating prices, income of rich

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the government-proposed tax changes should ensure more social justice, while the current proposals will raise heating prices and the new ceiling on social insurance payments will further increase the income of those making the highest salaries.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė
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