38 municipalities pay the bill, but can raise the tax

The well-off municipalities, which will deliver more money in the municipal equalization, can be allowed to put the tax up. It proposes to the government a pr

38 municipalities pay the bill, but can raise the tax

The well-off municipalities, which will deliver more money in the municipal equalization, can be allowed to put the tax up. It proposes to the government a pr

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
31 January 2020 Friday 09:00
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38 municipalities pay the bill, but can raise the tax

The well-off municipalities, which will deliver more money in the municipal equalization, can be allowed to put the tax up.

It proposes to the government a proposal for a reform of the udligningssystemet. It is the system, which sends billions of dollars from municipalities with a surplus to municipalities with deficits.

If the municipalities choose to put the reduction of municipal taxes up, will the government while lowering the tax base in the whole country, then taxes overall will be held in peace.

- But it is not certain that municipalities will choose to raise the tax. There are also municipalities, which have the money in the box, they can use, says acting finance minister, Morten Bødskov (S) at a press conference in the ministry of Finance.

the Social - and the interior minister, Astrid Krag (S) supplement:

- There is a fairly large liquidity in some of the municipalities. The municipalities, which have had a good time, have also been able to put money aside, she says.

the Government also proposes that municipalities get a big profit out of udligningsreformen, can use part of the money to lower a perhaps high council tax, if they want it.

- We have local self-government in this country, so it will be up to the municipalities, but we believe that there is a need to use the money to strengthen the welfare, says Morten Bødskov.

60 municipalities will receive money, while 38 municipalities should pay.

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the Money will be roughly moved from the east to the west. A total of 1.4 billion crowns are to be moved from the metropolitan area to the country's other municipalities.

The wealthy municipalities, which, not least, is centered around and to the north of Copenhagen, is going to give more money to the skate, which is challenged with the economy.

It applies to the islands and landdistriktskommuner in the South-, West - and north Jutland.

, the Government will move 1.4 billion dollars from 38 of the country's wealthiest municipalities, to 60 of the country's poorest municipalities.It is particularly the rich hovedstadskommuner Gentofte Rudersdal, Hørsholm, Lyngby-Taarbæk and Dragør, which must pay. They must together contribute 0.6 billion.Municipalities such as Lolland, Langeland, Guldborgsund, Barrels, Vesthimmerland and Frederikshavn will receive penge.De 38 municipalities have to deliver the money, get permission to put local taxation up. At the same time, the governmental bottom-bracket tax to be put down.According to the proposal comes 58 municipalities to receive a financial gain with the udligningsreformen, while 34 municipalities will have to provide more.For the six municipalities of the reform impact to be approximately neutral.Municipalities with many elderly or socially disadvantaged should receive more money.Introducing a cap on the rates, affluent municipalities can get in udligningssystemet, so they must contribute more than they do today.Municipalities with many immigrants should receive more. Au Pairs need no longer be counted as foreigners and granting of subsidies.The government lays the first concrete figures for all local authorities until tomorrow (Friday), when they have discussed it with the parties in the Folketing

Source: the Social and the ministry of the Interior

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Updated: 31.01.2020 09:00
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