Varhelyi and Borrell in Tirana; Rama: Not to “Golden Passports”, but to fiscal amnesty

15:35 16/03/2023 After the strong opposition encountered in Brussels by the Albanian government’s initiative for “Golden Passports”, Prime Minister Rama, alongside the high representative of the EC, Josef Borreli and the Commissioner for Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi, guarantees that it will not advance. Borrell: We had the opportunity to welcome Rama’s statement that the golden passport … Read more

Rama: We will do the fiscal amnesty at any cost, we have no reason to deprive ourselves of this right

11:06 18/12/2022 Prime Minister Edi Rama participated in the annual meeting of the Diaspora Coordinating Council. At the beginning of his speech, the head of the government stopped at the fiscal amnesty. He assured the immigrants that the fiscal amnesty will be done under any conditions and with every right that Albania has to do … Read more

Fiscal amnesty, Balla: There is no international pressure, but recommendations

12:00 07/11/2022 In a statement to the media, the head of the parliamentary group of the Socialist Party, Taulant Balla, stated that a law on fiscal amnesty is necessary to provide the economy with additional income. Balla has said that there is no international pressure for the fiscal amnesty law, but recommendations. Question: A long … Read more

EU: Be careful with the fiscal amnesty

19:57 17/10/2022 Ambassador Hohmann: Progress with justice! The European Union continues to remain skeptical regarding the Albanian government’s initiative for fiscal amnesty. The ambassador of the European Union delegation in Tirana, Christiane Hohmann, speaking before the deputies in the National Council for Integration, once again repeated the official position of Brussels on this initiative. “In … Read more

The draft budget for 2023 is approved, Ibrahimaj: We still do not have a date for the approval of the fiscal amnesty

14:18 10/10/2022 After the meeting of the government, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Delina Ibrahimaj, announced that one of the decisions taken at this meeting was the approval of the draft budget for 2023, where she emphasized that the focus will be on coping with the energy crisis. Delina Ibrahimaj: The draft budget will … Read more

Milva Ekonomi: The fiscal amnesty will be temporary

19:29 04/10/2022 Economy Minister: We will convince international partners, politicians do not benefit The legalization of the money of Albanians working abroad and their introduction into the Albanian economy remains a challenge for the government, despite the skepticism shown by international partners, the USA and the EU. The Minister of State for Service Standards, Milva … Read more

Fiscal amnesty, Ibrahimaj: There will be no legalization of an illegal construction

11:46 03/10/2022 The Minister of Finance and Economy, Delina Ibrahimaj, during the press conference on the progress of the economy so far, was asked about the fiscal amnesty. The minister stated that the fiscal amnesty cannot legalize illegal constructions. “We have been very clear about the purpose of the fiscal and criminal amnesty. At the … Read more

Tabaku appeals to the opposition: Do not vote for the fiscal amnesty law

12:43 29/09/2022 After leaving the Presidency of the Assembly after the meeting she had with the ambassador of Slovenia, Peter Japelj, the deputy of the Democratic Party, Jorida Tabaku, gave a statement to the media. During her speech, MP Tabaku called on all opposition MPs not to vote for the law on fiscal amnesty, given … Read more

Fiscal amnesty, EU: We have serious concerns about the current draft

12:11 29/09/2022 The European Union expresses concern about the fiscal amnesty draft planned by the government. In a response to journalists, the EU considers these concerns about the current draft to be serious. “The European Union has serious concerns about the current draft law on fiscal amnesty. We will continue consultations with the relevant government … Read more

UK economy: £4bn ‘black hole’ in Rishi Sunak budget plans, says Institute for Fiscal Studies

Britain faces another tax hike due to a £4billion black hole in Rishi Sunak‘s Budget spending plans, an influential think tank warned today. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the shortfall for the 2022−23 financial year went ‘entirely unmentioned’ in the Chancellor’s speech to the Commons on March 3. If the spending plan is followed … Read more