Spain: IMF urge to fiscal reform

Posted on Updated on

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) published the Staff Concluding Statement of the 2016 Article IV mission on 13 December 2016. The statement includes a series of recommendations in order to improve the Spanish economy; it includes labour, structural, financial and fiscal reforms.

According to IMF proposals that Spain should gradually reduce VAT exemptions; raise excise duties and environmental levies; and tackle inefficiencies and special treatments in the tax system.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s