Catalonia is ranked third for the amount it pays in taxes, but is ranked tenth for the amount it receives in return | IT In Transit

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The 2010 fiscal year end statement shows that the current system perpetuates the fiscal deficit.
Catalonia is the third community with the highest level of solidarity in Spain, or said differently, the third to pay the most, but when it comes time to distribute autonomous financing it sits in tenth place for resources received. The fiscal year end statement of 2010 clearly shows that Catalonia pays more than the average and receives below the average, and that the current system of autonomous financing, “the best in history,” as the Catalan tri-party coalition government had called it when they signed it into law, is perpetuating Catalonia’s fiscal deficit with Spain.

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