After Brexit, the EU countries will pay more tax to the EU
In a few months, the United Kingdom (UK) will not only leave the European Union (EU), but will also stop paying contributions to the EU budget. This will put the EU in a difficult position as the UK is one of the most important “sponsors” of the EU. More specifically, as a result of Brexit, the EU will need to deal with 12-13 billion shortfalls in its funds.
The EU bureaucrats, however, are not happy with their reduced budget as they need to act on important political priorities, such as, in the words of the president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, putting “the African continent on top of the EU’s political agenda”. To address the financial implications of Brexit, the EU will require its member states to pay more tax. In this regard, EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger stated:
“When the British leave the EU budget must shrink. But not by the full 100% of their contribution. Mark Rutte