Johnny Munkhammar skrev på denna blogg från 2004 till sin död 2012. Bloggen är upprätthållen som ett minne och som referens till Johnnys arbete av Johnny Munkhammars minnesfond.

This blog was operated by Johnny Munkhammar from 2004 until 2012 when he passed away. This blog is now in a memorialized state and operated by the Johnny Munkhammar fund.
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2005-04-23 17:57:22
A Good Environment for Entrepreneurs? Today, I spoke at the annual regional conference for politicians and business leaders in Karlstad, Värmland. After me, Signhild Arnegård Hansen, vice-chairman of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, spoke. She presented a number of telling figures that show clearly the poor situation for entrepreneurs and companies in Sweden. The total taxes on companies in Sweden are the highest of all among the OECD countries. In fact, it is twice as high as the EU average. Swedish companies fill in 73 million sheets of papers to the authorities every year, of which 95 % are related to the taxes. The figure for new companies is 4 % in Sweden, compared to the European average of 9 %. And the European average is far from great: Companies in the US grow six times more during their two first years than the small companies in EU-15 do.

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