Unvax Tax: Expert Proposes Monthly Fines for the Unvaccinated

Unvax Tax: Expert Proposes Monthly Fines for the Unvaccinated


Vice President of the Lower Austrian Medical Association Gerrit Loibl has suggested that the government should levy a monthly fine of up to €100 to anyone unvaccinated.

Loibl has suggested that those who have not been vaccinated should pay between €90 and €100 (£78-£84/$90-$113) per month to the government, claiming that the amount is based on the current tax on tobacco products.

The proposed monthly fines would be part of Austria’s already announced vaccine mandate for all residents that is scheduled to begin in February of next year.

Medical law expert Karl Stöger was critical of the proposal, however, and said it was questionable whether or not fines would encourage people to get vaccinated, as some people would simply accept to pay them

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