Uusimaa ei ole Suomen ainoa muuttovoittoalue. Se näyttää kuitenkin olevan yhä vahvemmin alue, joka saa hyvätuloiset veroja maksavat muuttajat. Jutussa voit vertailla omia tulojasi eri maakuntien keskituloihin.
SDP pitää eriarvoistumisen kasvun merkittävänä syynä Juha Sipilän (kesk.) hallituksen ohjelman mukaisia leikkauksia.
Veronmaksajain keskusliiton toimitusjohtaja Teemu Lehtinen analysoi tuoreeltaan vuoden 2016 verotietoja.
Analyysin mukaan yhteisöverokantaa voisi alentaa 2 prosenttiyksikköä 18 prosenttiin.
High income earners pay the lion’s share of Finnish taxes. Recent figures from the state information service Statistics Finland show that the top 11 percent tier of Finnish earners paid 45 percent of the total revenue from direct taxes in 2013, while the bottom 44 percent of earners contributed just eight percent collectively to state coffers.
Veronpalautuksia maksetaan Pohjois-Karjalaan edellisvuotta vähemmän. Mätkyjen osuus kasvoi pääomatuloverotuksen muutoksen vuoksi.
Nordea bank chief researcher Aki Kangasharju said government’s estimate of the size of state cutbacks required to balance government finances has missed the mark. Kangasharju said that instead of a proposed three billion in savings, government should target eight billion euros.
The Finnish Finance Ministry has prepared a 2014 state draft budget that shows a 6.6 billion euro deficit. If approved, the proposal totalling 53.9 billion will see the state debt grow to 98 billion euros.
The Finnish government's latest tax reforms will facilitate over 600 million euros in corporate development research projects in 2013-2015. At least one leading expert argues that the money will simply go to waste.
The European regional meeting of the Trilateral Commission attended by 160 top economists and politicians in Helsinki has heard how Finland and the Baltic states coped with earlier economic downturns.
The rainbow coalition's budget proposal braces Finland for uncertain economic times. Overall, the 52.3-billion-euro budget follows Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen’s original proposal.
The Finance Ministry's budget proposal for next year was published on Monday. At the same time, other ministries are unveiling their hopes for next year's budget. Budget proposals raise taxes on alcohol, tobbaco and fuels. They also hit the pockets of those with housing loans.
Government tax revenues have grown considerably during the first part of the year. Last winter tax revenues increased from value-added tax and energy taxes, which have risen. Municipalities have also seen tax revenues rise, with receipts from income taxes up on last year. The Tax Office is also expecting good tax income next month.
Parliamentary candidates from Finland’s largest parties would increase taxes for high income earners, according to their answers to the YLE voting guide. Only a slim majority of the National Coalition Party’s candidates oppose tightening taxes for individuals with high incomes.
The Centre Party rejects the idea of cuts to social benefits and child allowances after the upcoming general election. The party’s election manifesto was unveiled on Saturday by Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi.
The populist True Finns Party has unveiled its manifesto for the upcoming parliamentary election. It advocates tax increases for the higher paid, opposes the mention of Finland’s EU membership in the country’s constitution and demands cuts in social benefits for immigrants.
Opposition parties have tabled an interpellation measure on government attitudes towards growing wage disparity. Led by SDP Chair Juttu Urpilainen, the parties demand, for example, an increase in capital gains tax.
Finns appear willing to favour increases in taxation on alcohol, tobacco, confectionery and capital gains in order to balance public finances, a survey commissioned by YLE indicates. However, there is little enthusiasm for higher income or energy taxes.
The opposition has demanded the government provide details of a list of possible expenditure cuts. The call came during the beginning of the final parliamentary debate on the government's 2011 state budget on Monday.