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Didn't they do just that to Ireland? (search property tax on the article above).

And changes to the property tax code are also attached to the Portuguese destruction help.

by cagatacos on Wed May 18th, 2011 at 02:41:22 PM EST
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...all Irish households face a new £257 property tax from 2012

So they really did, but to right direction. But this is completely ridiculous, a flat tax? That is not a "property tax." These neoliberals are really just charlatans.

by kjr63 on Wed May 18th, 2011 at 05:36:28 PM EST
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The minimum wage decrease was reversed by the new government. Not sure what's happening on the property tax front.

The troika only care that we (implausibly) balance the budget, not really about the details of how we do it.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu May 19th, 2011 at 02:51:27 AM EST
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Around here it seems quite differently. They even changed things like mobile phone contracts (actually a nice change - enlightened dictatorship).

Liberalized (private) job market: Easier to fire.

And so on.

by cagatacos on Thu May 19th, 2011 at 03:32:43 AM EST
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