Hungary’s populist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has promised that women who have four or more children will never pay income tax again, in a move aimed at boosting the country’s population.
Orbán, who has emerged as Europe’s loudest rightwing, anti-immigration voice in recent years, said getting Hungarian families to have more children was preferable to allowing immigrants from Muslim countries to enter.
Mothers with four children will be exempt from income tax and receive £7,000 towards a seven-seater car in Hungary
Viktor Orban announced measures during state of the nation address yesterday
New financial aid was put in place to encourage women to have more children
Benefits include a lifetime personal income-tax exemption for mothers of four