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What is your country of residence ?([ID37])
Are you responding as:([ID7])
In your country of residence, are there any restrictions on payments in cash?([ID12])
How do you assess these national restrictions on payments in cash?([ID97])
Would you agree to the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash at EU level?([ID20])
In your opinion, what could be the main arguments against the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash at EU level (multiple replies are possible)?([ID102])
If restrictions were introduced at EU level, should they:([ID23])
If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, should the limit be:([ID110])
If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, should they apply to:([ID5])
If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, would they hinder or benefit you, or your business or your organisation?([ID119])
How would the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash EU level benefit you, or your business or your organisation (multiple replies are possible)?([ID127])
How would the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash EU level hinder you, or your business or your organisation (multiple replies are possible)?([ID124])
If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, do you believe they would negatively affect the economy?([ID137])
Do you consider that the negative impact on the economy is:([ID142])
In your opinion, do existing restrictions on payments in cash established at national level distort competition or create obstacles to trade in the internal market?([ID147])
Do you believe that restrictions on payments in cash at EU level could contribute to combating terrorism financing?([ID16])
Do you feel that the benefits of restrictions on cash payment in the fight against illicit activities outweighs the loss of personal liberty or increased inconvenience when conducting business?([ID84])
In your opinion, could restrictions on payments in cash at EU level contribute to tackling any of the following illicit activities (multiple replies are possible)?([ID68])
Do you think that the announcement of the European Central Bank to stop issuing new €500 banknotes from 2018 onwards would be sufficient to combat the misuse of cash in illicit activities?([ID81])
Do you believe that an obligation to declare payments in cash above a certain threshold would be as effective as restrictions on payment in cash to combat the misuse of cash in illicit activities?([ID152])
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Belgium
Bulgaria
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Cyprus
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Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
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An individual in your personal capacity.
A professional (corporation representative or owner, or self-employed).
An interest representative (association or professional organisation).
A representative of a public authority.
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Yes.
No.
I don't know.
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They are appropriate.
They are too restrictive.
They are not restrictive enough.
No opinion.
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Yes.
No.
No opinion.
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Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.
Paying in cash is convenient.
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).
None of the above.
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Be identical in all Member States.
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.
No opinion.
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Very low (between €500 and €1500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).
Rather low (between €1500 and 3500€, or the equivalent in other national currencies).
In the middle (between €3500 and €6500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).
Rather high (between €6500 and €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).
No opinion.
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All persons, residents and non-residents.
Only residents of the EU.
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.
No opinion.
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They would be beneficial.
They would not have any significant impact.
They would be a hindrance.
No opinion.
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Handling cash is cumbersome.
Handling cash is expensive.
Handling cash carries a security risk.
My activity is to provide alternative non-cash means of payments.
While I am constrained by national restrictions on payments in cash, my competitors are not.
None of the above.
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Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.
I currently have a competitive advantage against competitors that are already constrained by existing national restrictions.
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.
None of the above.
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No.
Yes, but only mildly.
Yes, significantly.
No opinion.
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Acceptable in view of the objectives pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).
No opinion.
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Yes.
No.
No opinion.
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Yes, but only mildly.
Yes, significantly.
No.
No opinion.
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Yes.
No.
No opinion.
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Serious criminal activities and organised crime.
Minor criminal activities.
Money laundering.
Tax evasion.
Other illicit activities.
None.
No opinion.
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Yes.
No.
No opinion.
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Yes.
No.
No opinion.
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
In the middle (between €3500 and €6500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID113])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Romania([ID60])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are appropriate.([ID98])
Yes.([ID21])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Rather low (between €1500 and 3500€, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID112])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No.([ID138])
 
No.([ID149])
Yes, significantly.([ID18])
Yes.([ID85])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Luxembourg([ID55])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Luxembourg([ID55])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Germany([ID48])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are appropriate.([ID98])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
No opinion.([ID109])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Luxembourg([ID55])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
No opinion.([ID100])
Yes.([ID21])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Rather high (between €6500 and €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID114])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No opinion.([ID141])
 
No.([ID149])
No.([ID19])
No opinion.([ID87])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Spain([ID63])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
In the middle (between €3500 and €6500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID113])
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Germany([ID48])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No.([ID149])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are appropriate.([ID98])
Yes.([ID21])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No.([ID138])
 
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
Yes.([ID85])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Other illicit activities.([ID73])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Latvia([ID53])
An interest representative (association or professional organisation).([ID10])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No opinion.([ID101])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Luxembourg([ID55])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
Yes.([ID85])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Belgium([ID39])
A professional (corporation representative or owner, or self-employed).([ID9])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are appropriate.([ID98])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Rather high (between €6500 and €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID114])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No.([ID149])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
No opinion.([ID123])
 
 
No opinion.([ID141])
 
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No opinion.([ID151])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
No opinion.([ID109])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
United Kingdom([ID65])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
I don't know.([ID15])
 
Yes.([ID21])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No opinion.([ID141])
 
No opinion.([ID150])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No opinion.([ID87])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Other illicit activities.([ID73])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Poland([ID58])
An interest representative (association or professional organisation).([ID10])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
No opinion.([ID109])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Rather high (between €6500 and €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID114])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
Yes.([ID85])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Germany([ID48])
An interest representative (association or professional organisation).([ID10])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Money laundering.([ID71])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
A professional (corporation representative or owner, or self-employed).([ID9])
Yes.([ID13])
They are appropriate.([ID98])
Yes.([ID21])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Rather low (between €1500 and 3500€, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID112])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Acceptable in view of the objectives pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID143])
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
Yes.([ID85])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Other illicit activities.([ID73])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Luxembourg([ID55])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
 
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
I don't know.([ID15])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
No.([ID83])
Netherlands([ID57])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No.([ID138])
 
No.([ID149])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Germany([ID48])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No opinion.([ID141])
 
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
No opinion.([ID151])
Finland([ID46])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
No opinion.([ID123])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Germany([ID48])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
 
 
No.([ID22])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Rather high (between €6500 and €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID114])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Belgium([ID39])
An interest representative (association or professional organisation).([ID10])
Yes.([ID13])
No opinion.([ID100])
Yes.([ID21])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
No opinion.([ID116])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Acceptable in view of the objectives pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID143])
No opinion.([ID150])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No opinion.([ID87])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Other illicit activities.([ID73])
No.([ID83])
No opinion.([ID151])
Non EU country([ID66])
A professional (corporation representative or owner, or self-employed).([ID9])
Yes.([ID13])
They are not restrictive enough.([ID96])
Yes.([ID21])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very low (between €500 and €1500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID111])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Acceptable in view of the objectives pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID143])
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Other illicit activities.([ID73])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Belgium([ID39])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
They are too restrictive.([ID99])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
Yes.([ID85])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Non EU country([ID66])
A representative of a public authority.([ID11])
Yes.([ID13])
They are appropriate.([ID98])
Yes.([ID21])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
In the middle (between €3500 and €6500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID113])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be beneficial.([ID120])
Handling cash is cumbersome.([ID128])
Handling cash carries a security risk.([ID132])
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Acceptable in view of the objectives pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID143])
No.([ID149])
Yes, significantly.([ID18])
No.([ID86])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Other illicit activities.([ID73])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
France([ID47])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
Yes.([ID13])
No opinion.([ID100])
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
No opinion.([ID109])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
No opinion.([ID141])
 
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
I currently have a competitive advantage against competitors that are already constrained by existing national restrictions.([ID126])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
Yes.([ID21])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Rather low (between €1500 and 3500€, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID112])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No.([ID138])
 
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No opinion.([ID87])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
 
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No opinion.([ID151])
Non EU country([ID66])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
No opinion.([ID109])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
No opinion.([ID123])
 
 
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
No opinion.([ID35])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
No opinion.([ID145])
Yes.([ID148])
No opinion.([ID29])
No opinion.([ID87])
No opinion.([ID35])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
No opinion.([ID109])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
None of the above.([ID131])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
No opinion.([ID35])
No opinion.([ID151])
No opinion.([ID151])
Germany([ID48])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
Only residents of the country where the transaction takes place.([ID27])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
No opinion.([ID150])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
No opinion.([ID151])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
Yes.([ID21])
 
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Rather low (between €1500 and 3500€, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID112])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
No.([ID138])
 
No.([ID149])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
Serious criminal activities and organised crime.([ID69])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No.([ID83])
Yes.([ID82])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
No opinion.([ID116])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
No opinion.([ID151])
Yes.([ID82])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
No opinion.([ID117])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
None.([ID74])
Yes.([ID82])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
No.([ID14])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Depend on the specificities of the Member State concerned.([ID25])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
My customers insist on paying in cash and might prefer to not conduct a transaction altogether rather than use alternative means of payments.([ID130])
No opinion.([ID141])
 
Yes.([ID148])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No opinion.([ID151])
Yes.([ID82])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
I don't know.([ID15])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Paying in cash is convenient.([ID104])
Alternatives to payments in cash are either unavailable or more expensive.([ID105])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Very high (above €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID115])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would be a hindrance.([ID122])
 
Alternative means of payments are more cumbersome or expensive.([ID125])
Yes, significantly.([ID140])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
No.([ID19])
No.([ID86])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
No.([ID83])
No.([ID83])
Austria([ID38])
An individual in your personal capacity.([ID8])
I don't know.([ID15])
 
No.([ID22])
Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.([ID103])
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.([ID106])
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID107])
Be identical in all Member States.([ID24])
Rather high (between €6500 and €9500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).([ID114])
All persons, residents and non-residents.([ID6])
They would not have any significant impact.([ID121])
 
 
Yes, but only mildly.([ID139])
Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).([ID144])
Yes.([ID148])
Yes, but only mildly.([ID17])
No.([ID86])
Minor criminal activities.([ID70])
Money laundering.([ID71])
Tax evasion.([ID72])
Yes.([ID82])
Yes.([ID82])

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What is your country of residence ?

Austria

Are you responding as:

An individual in your personal capacity.

In your country of residence, are there any restrictions on payments in cash?

No.

How do you assess these national restrictions on payments in cash?

 

Would you agree to the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash at EU level?

No.

In your opinion, what could be the main arguments against the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash at EU level (multiple replies are possible)?

Paying anonymously in cash is an essential personal freedom.
Paying in cash is convenient.
Restrictions on payments in cash hamper business.
Restrictions on payments in cash are ineffective in achieving the potential objectives (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).

If restrictions were introduced at EU level, should they:

Be identical in all Member States.

If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, should the limit be:

In the middle (between €3500 and €6500, or the equivalent in other national currencies).

If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, should they apply to:

All persons, residents and non-residents.

If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, would they hinder or benefit you, or your business or your organisation?

They would not have any significant impact.

How would the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash EU level benefit you, or your business or your organisation (multiple replies are possible)?

 

How would the introduction of restrictions on payments in cash EU level hinder you, or your business or your organisation (multiple replies are possible)?

 

If restrictions on payments in cash were introduced at EU level, do you believe they would negatively affect the economy?

Yes, but only mildly.

Do you consider that the negative impact on the economy is:

Not warranted by the objective pursued (fight against criminal activities, terrorism, tax evasion).

In your opinion, do existing restrictions on payments in cash established at national level distort competition or create obstacles to trade in the internal market?

Yes.

Do you believe that restrictions on payments in cash at EU level could contribute to combating terrorism financing?

Yes, but only mildly.

Do you feel that the benefits of restrictions on cash payment in the fight against illicit activities outweighs the loss of personal liberty or increased inconvenience when conducting business?

No.

In your opinion, could restrictions on payments in cash at EU level contribute to tackling any of the following illicit activities (multiple replies are possible)?

Serious criminal activities and organised crime.
Money laundering.
Tax evasion.

Do you think that the announcement of the European Central Bank to stop issuing new €500 banknotes from 2018 onwards would be sufficient to combat the misuse of cash in illicit activities?

No.

Do you believe that an obligation to declare payments in cash above a certain threshold would be as effective as restrictions on payment in cash to combat the misuse of cash in illicit activities?

No.
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