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New tax rule could force Danish officers to move abroad

Danish Maritime Officers has responded in the hearing about the Tax Assessment Act §33A, which looks to be abolished. The ship officers’ union believes this could force Danish ship officers to move permanently abroad.

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Danish Maritime Officers has responded in the hearing about the Tax Assessment Act §33A, also called the engineer scheme, which looks to be abolished in connection with the new tax reform. In its present form, the change will impair Denmark’s ties with valuable, international networks, and force Danish ship officers – who have until now been working under §33A – to move abroad permanently, writes the union on its website.

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