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Economic study shows positive impact of FTT on Growth
European parliament discussed the legislative Proposal for a European Financial Transaction Tax on January 2012
The work on the legislative proposal on the EU financial transaction tax has started at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in the European Parliament with a very broad agreement in favour.
Italy was open to the idea of EU-wide consultations aimed at introducing a tax on financial transactions, Prime Minister Mario Monti said on Sunday.
Says positions on transaction tax converging * Says arbitrary tax increases not smart * Flags concerns on tax breaks for cars * Merkel says won't give up on transaction tax plans