Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

'Tax Freedom Day' in Slovakia falls on June 3 this year

In 2011, Slovak citizens will work for the state for fewer days than last year. 'Tax Freedom Day' in Slovakia – which is the first day of the year on which workers' earnings to date exceed the government's annual tax take – shifts from last year's June 7 to June 3, according to an analysis by the Slovak Taxpayers' Association and F.A. Hayek Foundation.

In 2011, Slovak citizens will work for the state for fewer days than last year. 'Tax Freedom Day' in Slovakia – which is the first day of the year on which workers' earnings to date exceed the government's annual tax take – shifts from last year's June 7 to June 3, according to an analysis by the Slovak Taxpayers' Association and F.A. Hayek Foundation.

"On Friday, Slovak taxpayers stop working for the state and start working to earn money for themselves, said the foundation's director, Matúš Pošvanc, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

How the national emblem appeared – including so far secret communism designs

Even Slovaks often do not know why the national emblem depicts a white double-cross, and not the Kriváň peak, or the design by artist Vincent Hložník. They also do not know why it makes a difference whether it is…

Offical Slovak national emblem and colours

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 17 and February 26, including a race on old wooden sleighs, an operetta premiere, a lot of jazz, classical and rock music, and more.

Rce in krňačky sleighing, Turecká 2017

Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.

Illustrative stock photo