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Portuguese PM under fire for failing to pay taxes on time

LISBON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, who imposed the largest tax hikes in Portugal’s modern history and is vying for reelection this year, has come under fire for failing to pay his own taxes on time. Antonio Costa, the leader of the main … Full News here – Lisbon – Bing News

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In New Lisbon, less state aid means higher taxes

In New Lisbon, less state aid means higher taxes School budgeting is a complicated process and can be especially so for rural districts like New Lisbon, which lack the resources to employ specialized business managers to work with the numbers. “The last two years it's gotten very much better because … Full News here – […]

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Six issues will raise taxes

Six issues will raise taxes LISBON – Six of the eight property tax issues on the May 7 primary election will raises taxes if approved. Following is a list of those issues: – Center Township: Trustees are seeking approval of a new 1.23-mill fire levy that would raise taxes by $ 37 … Full News […]

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Lisbon writes off $165000 in taxes for former Knight Celotex

Lisbon writes off 5000 in taxes for former Knight Celotex The town has given a tax abatement to the current owners, Swift Demolition Inc., of New Castle, Del., reducing outstanding tax connected to the property at 743 Lisbon St., Lisbon Falls, for 2008, 2009 and 2010. Town Manager Stephen Eldridge said the … Full News […]

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Lisbon raises taxes to meet bailout terms

Lisbon raises taxes to meet bailout terms To comply with the terms of its bailout, Lisbon needs to cut the deficit by the equivalent of about 1.6 percentage points of gross domestic product next year, excluding the impact of extraordinary measures in 2012. On a positive note, Mr Gaspar said … Full News here – […]

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Portugal PM says will listen to public anger on taxes

Portugal PM says will listen to public anger on taxes LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal's Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho promised on Friday to listen to the nation, suggesting he could soften planned tax hikes which have sparked the worst backlash to austerity since the country received a bailout last year. Full News here – Read […]

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Portugal ruling party's popularity hammered by taxes

Portugal ruling party's popularity hammered by taxes LISBON/PORTO (Reuters) – The popularity of Portugal's ruling Social Democrats slumped to a record low on Thursday, prompting business leaders to call for a rethink on unpopular tax rises needed to meet the targets of an EU/IMF bailout. The Social … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Portugal Socialists threaten bailout consensus over taxes

Portugal Socialists threaten bailout consensus over taxes LISBON (Reuters) – Anger at new tax rises in Portugal gathered steam on Thursday with the main opposition Socialists threatening to end a cross-party backing for an EU/IMF bailout by voting against the 2013 draft budget unless the government backs off … Full News here – Read more […]

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