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Internet tax cannot be introduced in current form

Prime Minister Orbán stated that the extension of the telecommunications tax cannot be introduced in its current form, adding that the tax legislation submitted to Parliament has to be amended.

Wage rises and job creation in 2015

Employment tendencies in Hungary are good and it has been 22 years since the employment rate has been permanently over 4 million.

Families, the economy and new jobs in the focus of 2015 tax laws

The Government will present next year’s tax laws to Parliament on Tuesday, the Government Spokesperson announced at a press conference held together with the Minister of National Economy.

The Hungarian Government seeks amicable assistance from the US

As a strategic partner and friend of the United States, the Hungarian Government is expecting to engage in a constructive dialogue with the United States, János Lázár said on Monday.

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Prime Minister on next year’s budget and Hungary’s energy supply

The Prime Minister, October 31, 2014 2:02 PM

Next year’s budget brings the country closer to the goal of full employment, Prime Minister Orbán said on Kossuth Radio on Friday. He stated that the aim is to ensure that by 2018 all income subsidies become unnecessary. We will put Hungary to work, he added.

V4 countries in Bratislava support the territorial integrity and independence of the Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 31, 2014 3:01 PM

Great Britain and the V4 countries have declared their support of the territorial integrity and independence of the Ukraine on Thursday on the occasion of their meeting in Bratislava. Major topics of the consultation included challenges facing the EU and the upcoming trade and investment partnership between the EU and the United States.

Government spends HUF 5 billion on jobs for those with disabilities

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 31, 2014 1:57 PM

In the last few years, government initiatives have resulted in doubling the number of jobs for people with disabilities, which now stands at 80,000, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said on Wednesday at the closing event presenting the results of the Rehabilitation – Value – Change project.

International agreement on exchanging tax-related information

Ministry for National Economy, October 30, 2014 1:54 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga, acting in the name of Hungary, has signed an agreement on the international sharing of tax-related information, which represents a milestone in the fight against tax evasion. The document was signed by ministers and high level representatives from almost 50 countries and authorities at the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes in Berlin, Germany.

Minister Balog meets Serbian counterpart in Budapest

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 30, 2014 2:09 PM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog met his Serbian counterpart, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy Aleksandar Vulin on Wednesday in Budapest and discussed social and employment issues.

Almost 4 million 200 thousand employed in Hungary

Ministry for National Economy, October 29, 2014 5:56 PM

Employment is continuing to increase dynamically in Hungary according to the latest flash report from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). The number of people in employment rose to 4 million 182 thousand in the July-September 2014 period, which is 192 thousand more than during the same period in the previous year. Unemployment fell by 2.4 percentage points to a new low of 7.4 in the third quarter.