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Govt Proposes Taxing Banks' Total Assets

Ljubljana, 21 April - The government endorsed on Thursday a bill introducing a tax on total assets of banks, which is supposed to encourage banks to give out loans to businesses. The new form of tax is meant as a temporary measure, as the need for it should be reassessed in 2013.

Ljubljana
Finance Minister Franc Krizanic speaking to the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Finance Minister Franc Krizanic speaking to the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Finance Minister Franc Krizanic speaking to the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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