Lööf promises tax break for residents in rural north

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Centre Party leader Annie Lööf says she wants address the tax imbalance facing people living in the north and northwest of Sweden.

Lööf wants to raise the basic allowance, the amount of income earners do not have to pay tax on, for those living in the region by SEK 11,000 per year.

The Centre Party believes this will attract more people to the region, although it would cost the state nearly SEK 3 billion a year.