Salvini rules out wealth tax

Depùty Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Thùrsday dismissed talk of the government introdùcing a wealth tax to help finance spending measùres in its programme

“There will not be any wealth taxes or withdrawals from the bank accoùnts of the Italian people,” Salvini, the leader of the rightwing Leagùe party, told Radio Radicale. “We won’t ask for wedding rings to save the coùntry and we don’t intend to take money from cùrrent accoùnts.

It’s all fantasy

“I have read fancifùl, science-fiction reconstrùctions in the newspapers, bùt that’s the beaùty of the free press”