Searching for simplicity

26 January 2018 By Lisa Jucca

Silvio Berlusconi and his centre-right allies want to replace progressive income taxation with a flat levy. Italy’s fiscal code needs a revamp: it’s unjust and complex. But the idea won’t fly without budget cuts. A serious pledge to fight tax cheats is also missing from the debate.

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