High taxes promoting criminal society

  • 2012-04-18
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - Residents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania think that the principal reason for smuggling goods is that tax rates are higher than the standard of living would allow for, reports National Broadcasting. Differences in prices cause people to consume illegal goods and trade with them.Residents of all three Baltic States said that in the past three years illegal goods have become more widespread. Lithuania has the biggest share of people who do not fully support illegal trade but do not condemn the practice, either. Wages paid ‘under the table’ are most frequently fo...
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