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Published: 2 october 2019 15:26

S. Skvernelis describes banks’ claims as pathetic, new tax could come into power next year already

Saulius Skvernelis
Juliaus Kalinsko / 15min nuotr. / Saulius Skvernelis

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has described warnings from banks that due to the proposed new property tax, loans and services could increase in price as a blunt form of blackmail. He assures that such a tax will be considered and could come into power already next year.

“Well, in essence it is pathetic rhetoric,” the prime minister said when asked how he views the Lithuanian Banking Association’s (LBA) warnings.

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