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So-called refugees get the cars at lower VAT in Denmark

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Submitted by Joern E. Vig (Denmark), Jun 21, 2006 at 04:28

So-called refugees get the cars at lower valued added taxation in Denmark ...

September 6th 1999 TV (2) News announced that the former Secretary of State (Taxation) Ole Stavad intended to introduce a new duty on car-accidents - the 79th duty on driving in Denmark.

But could Danish TV (2) News think of throwing light on the following :

Asylum-applicants do not pay the full duty on cars in Denmark – and you have to sit down: The Danish pay 175 p.c. duty on new cars plus VAT.

Until November 29th 1997, when the law was changed, the asylum-applicants drow in cars they brought with them without paying car-duty at all.

Most Danish cannot afford to buy new cars – as you may understand – but they would certainly like drive taxfree in their old ones.

Asylum-applicants pay only 1 p.c. of the total duty a month following the legislation.

1/3 price of the car for the asylum-applicants (when they sell the car in time).

We wonder if the asylum-applicants perhaps should have a duty-reduction if the tax on car-accidents passes too.

Extracts of the negotiations May 6th 1998 in the Danish Parlament (Folketinget) of L76 about removing the discrimination against the Danes:

Erik Mortensen (socialdemokrat):

"I do think that this proposal is based on the fundamental difference of the view of human nature generally...."

(We have to say we agree but....)

Morten Helveg Petersen (Radikale Venstre):

"We think it is ok the the asylum.applicants like other foreigners at a shorter stay in this country have the right to pay the duty 1 p.c. of the total a month...."

(70 p.c. remain here permanently until now)

Kim Behnke (Fremskridtspartiet):

"This arrangment is totally wrong...I have to remind you that until June 1983 all asylum-files were finished the border-station. It ought to be like that again...."

Ole Stavad (Secretary of State (taxation)):

"I want to underline that it must be very few cases in reality. First asylum-applicant arrive with money of any significance, second it is impossible to the own a car according to the modest welfare payment they receive...."

(My God, where have you been?)

(unquote)

Car-duties were of no significance to asylum-applicant, if they did no stay in Denmark while the long and slow case-considerations are going on even with the opposite production of evidence. Complaints and new files on still new basics going on for years.

The Danes in Denmark have to earn nearly 10 times the price of a car to buy one. If the price is $20,000 you have to pay $60.000 (duty and VAT added). But to pay $60,000 you have to earn $180,000 before income-tax. 'We wonder who are driving the other 9 cars'.

Now they introduce one more car-duty that means that if the car has lost the half or more of its value in an accident the insurance-company have to replace the old with a new car. That is the thougts of of Ole Stavad following TV (2) News.

Higher premiums, higher import of cars, if the Danish can borrow more to pay a higher yield of taxation to 1 mill. employees in the public sector. There are less than 5 mill Danes all in all. 600-700,000 unemployed (including individuals on social security) and 500-700,000 foreigners mostly from South Asia, The Middle East and Africa with domicile outside Denmark, and we have a state-debt of almost $ 100 billions, close to that of Russia's.

They still teach that debt means nothing. Somebody knows better, for sure. "Car-Accident-Duty has to be reduced for asylum-applicants too". "If it is not, perhaps they will look for their own country for a change".

Some may say it looks like a suicide-attempt. If it is, be calm the Danes then will not follow their leaders, for sure.

Joern & Sonia

http://Danmark.wordpress.com

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