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Slovakia should cut taxes before EU entry

THE HEAD of the World Taxpayers' Association, Bjorn Tarras-Wahlberg, has said Slovakia should either introduce a single tax rate or cut incremental rates before it enters the European Union as expected in 2004.

"Afterwards it could be too late," he said at the end of a three-day tax seminar in Bratislava.

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Surcharges for night, weekend and holiday work will go up in two phases

Social partners agree upon a compromise solution.

Giving a voice to those unheard

The Sme daily celebrates 25 years since its founding. It is of immense importance that it remains independent and free, writes its editor-in-chief.

Royal chocolate made by Slovak Photo

Some of the chocolate art pieces are decorated with gold or silver.

Veľký Rozsutec is open, just don´t forget your climbing irons Photo

One of the most photogenic mountains in the Malá Fatra range is open in the winter, too.

Veľký Rozsutec, a photo from the mountain top.