The tax on newspaper subscriptions has been raised from 0 to 10 per cent in recent years. A PRESS committee appointed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications has proposed the adoption of tax cuts and a temporary subsidy, alongside 16 other measures, to alleviate the anguish of the press.
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Committee proposes temporary press subsidy
“The goal is not to turn the press into a permanent leech of the state,” underlines Harri Pursiainen, a permanent secretary at the ministry.