increased income gap in Norway must be met with concrete measures. KrF
encourages the coalition to vote for their tax proposals, says KrF fiscal
policy spokesman Hans Olav Syversen.
Statistical figures show a strong increase in wage inequality in Norway. In
this frame, KrF proposed the introduction of a new step 3 of the surtax of 15
percent for people earning more than NOK 1.5 million a year. At the same time,
the party proposes tax cuts for ordinary wage earners through an increased
minimum standard deduction.
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Statistics figures confirm a global trend towards increased wage inequality.
Globalization and new technology create salary winners and losers. Instead of
protecting us against globalization, we must distribute the gains of
globalization better, says Syversen.
also advocates the removal of the inheritance tax completely.