What does Volt stand for? / Economy & Fiscal Justice

Fiscal justice

Every year, the government loses billions of euros in revenue due to fraudulent tax activities. For fiscal fraud alone, this is estimated to cost more than 30 billion euro annually.

  • Increase efforts to fight corruption, tax fraud, tax evasion and social fraud

  • A variable corporate taxation of 15-35% (current rate: 20-25%), depending on performance factors like employment, climate neutrality and human health (ESG)

  • Reduced tax burden for single individuals, for instance by eliminating the marriage coefficient

The 5+1 Challenges

Volt has defined 5+1 fundamental Challenges that need to be tackled in each European country and in Europe as a whole.

Why 5 + 1 Challenges?

The 5 Challenges are basically the same for every country, but their implementation can be adapted on the national level to take into account local realities.

The +1 Challenge – our proposal to reform and strengthen the EU – is identical across all our national programmes.

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  • 01

    Smart State

    Education and digitalisation are key elements of the 21st century.

  • 02

    Economic Renaissance

    An innovative economy must be the engine of society's progress.

  • 03

    Social Equality

    No-one should be left behind - no matter their gender, income, religion. or origin.

  • 04

    Global Balance

    Europe needs to assume responsibility for its role in global challenges.

  • 05

    Citizen Empowerment

    People must be empowered to influence politics beyond elections alone.

  • +1

    EU Reform

    We love the EU - this doesn't mean there is no room for improvement.