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"It's shocking, but including employersę contributions to the state, we pay 44.2% in direct taxes and another 20% in indirect taxes. It's worse than when people were serfs. Back then, they worked maybe two or three days in the week for their masters. Now we work for the state three or even four days a week."

Martin Barto, head of strategy division at state bank SLSP

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