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Sweden Should Cut Company Taxes, Boost Investments, PM Says
Bloomberg BusinessWeek

“It’s about using our capacity to build a strong Sweden in the long-term and to invest and equip ourselves to protect jobs and get more jobs and more investors to come to Sweden,” Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said.

The government parties have agreed to lower the corporate tax to 24 percent from 26.3 percent, Svenska Dagbladet reported today, citing people familiar with the plan. The reduction will cost 6.3 billion kronor ($942 million) and be financed by limiting some corporate interest deductions, the newspaper said.

Reinfeldt said today he would push for a more forceful corporate tax cut than what can be paid for by closing the loophole on interest deductions. The premier will need to agree on budget measures with the remaining parties in his coalition. Next year’s fiscal policy will be presented on Sept. 20.

Au Québec, ce genre de mesure est considéré comme trop à droite pour faire partie des enjeux électoraux. Voilà à quel point le Québec est devenu socialiste, sclérosé et réactionnaire…