Italy Plans to Postpone Vat Hike by 2% to July 2013, Ansa Says
July 5 (Bloomberg) --Prime Minister Mario Monti’s government may postpone a 2 percentage points increase of the value-added tax planned for October to July 2013, news agency Ansa reported, citing a draft of a decree law that is being discussed at a cabinet meeting today.
The draft doesn’t include any plan, previously reported by the Italian press, to freeze the rates for electricity, gas, water and transportation until 2013, Ansa said.
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