The government would destroy local governments with further withdrawals, says Gergely Karácsony, the mayor of Budapest, in a post published on his community page. As he writes, one proposal would be for the government to raise the minimum wage by exempting employers from the full business tax.
For the Metropolitan Municipality, the business tax is the only source of revenue, and although I strongly agree that the minimum wage should be raised and businesses should be helped, they should do so for their own account and not to the detriment of the municipalities.
– wrote Gergely Karácsony. He explained that the extra tax created by raising the minimum wage would mean more revenue for the government and then make the capital impossible.
My suggestion is not to spend taxpayers’ money on hunting exhibitions, luxury yachts and castles, but to help those who have suffered in the crisis on the merits.
– the mayor said, then led the process: if there is no business tax, no clean drinking water, no transport, no garbage collection. According to Gergely Karácsony, last year the case of the capital was about 17 billion forints from the withdrawal of business, but – according to the tax entry – several developments came from this in Budapest.
Since the 2019 municipal elections, he has been using the power of the government to take political revenge in Budapest. This new angle on the coffin is a testament to the fact that there will never be peace in this country if the Orbans
– emphasized the mayor, who said that in 2022 there will be a government in Hungary that “does not divide, but unites”.