Blue House Policy Office Chief “The transfer tax has to go as it is… No supplementary budget review”


Lee Ho-seung, head of the Blue House’s policy office, repeatedly opposed the proposal of presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung of the Democratic Party of Korea, saying, “It is difficult to make a choice right now.”

Director Lee appeared on CBS Radio’s ‘Kim Hyun-jung’s News Show’ on CBS Radio today (the 22nd) and answered “yes” to the question, ‘Is it the position that the middle class of capital gains tax for multi-homeowners should go as it is?’

“The top priority is stabilizing the real estate market downward,” Lee said.

Candidate Lee said, “If the Blue House does not defer heavy transfer tax, I will do it myself after being elected,” he said, saying, “The current real estate market has reached a clear inflection point, and if we wait a little longer, the downward stability of the market will be evident.” The next government will be able to do it,” he said.

Regarding the criticism from politicians that ‘the compensation for the self-employed and small business owners is insufficient’, he said, “The situation is that both the opposition and opposition candidates are claiming 50 trillion won and 100 trillion won in support.” drew a line.

He also explained, “I hope you understand that we have prepared this package for small businesses based on the two principles: what is the fastest way to apply and then mobilize the available financial resources as much as possible.”

Regarding the supplementary budget plan, he said, “We are not currently reviewing it,” he said.

In response to the government’s projection of 3.1 percent growth next year, Lee said, “It takes into account the global economic recovery and the effect of fiscal expansion. It is a prejudice to criticize the government for being too optimistic.”

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