LIPA, CROATIAN TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION

LIPA, CROATIAN TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION

Zagreb, Croatia

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The mission of Lipa, Croatian Taxpayers Association is to raise the standard of living for citizens by reducing the tax burden and public spending.

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EGYPTIAN CENTER FOR PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES WINS 2018 TEMPLETON FREEDOM AWARD

The Cairo-based Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS) has been selected as this year’s winner of Atlas Network’s prestigious $100,000 Templeton Freedom Award for its “Better Budget for a Better Egypt” initiative, which helped bring about the country’s 25-point jump in the Open Budget Survey, fostered greater civic en...

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OHIO THINK TANK LEADS THE WAY ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

The Buckeye Institute has been named a finalist for Atlas Network’s 2018 Templeton Freedom Award. Too often, lives are defined by a single mistake. This is a story about human compassion, redemption, and commonsense solutions to complex public policy issues. It is a story about changing outdated, unjust, and arbitrary laws at th...

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CROATIAN PROPERTY TAX HANDILY DEFEATED, MORE CITIZENS GET TO STAY IN HOMES

Lipa Taxpayers Association has been named a finalist for Atlas Network’s 2018 Templeton Freedom Award. With Croatia’s population declining for decades, its government ought to pursue policies that encourage growth. Instead, it pursued a policy that threatened to further push Croatians out with the 2017 passage of a tax on privat...

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FOR FIRST TIME, CITIZENS PARTICIPATE IN EGYPT’S BUDGETING PROCESS

Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies has been named a finalist for Atlas Network’s 2018 Templeton Freedom Award. After the dust settled following the Arab Spring in 2011, Egypt’s score fell dramatically on the Open Budget Index, which measures government transparency and citizen engagement in the budget-making process. Seek...

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LIPA – CROATIAN TAXPAYERS’ ASSOCIATION WINS 2018 EUROPE LIBERTY AWARD

Lipa – Croatian Taxpayers’ Association has won Atlas Network’s 2018 Europe Liberty Award for its successful campaign against the introduction of property taxes in Croatia. Lipa’s campaign against the introduction of property taxes in Croatia – which already has one of the highest tax burdens in the EU – gathered over 145,000 sig...

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FIRST ANNUAL EUROPE LIBERTY FORUM CHAMPIONS FREE PEOPLE, FREE MARKETS

The inaugural Europe Liberty Forum, held June 8–9 in London and co-hosted by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), focused on spreading the ideas of freedom to millions in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond. “Think tanks should make life of all established political parties uncomfortable,” said Member of Parliament Dougla...

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PUBLIC DEBT CLOCKS KEEP TAXPAYERS INFORMED IN POLAND, CROATIA

Governments spend taxpayer money at a level and rate that can seem incomprehensible without an ongoing reminder. That’s why Atlas Network partners in Poland and Croatia have tried to keep taxpayers informed and government officials accountable through outdoor displays that keep a running tally of public debt. September marked th...

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