In the midst of the tense negotiation with the governors, the Minister of the Interior, Guillermo Francos, warned that the president, Javier Milei, could veto an eventual co-participation of the Country Tax, prior to the vote on the Omnibus Law, particularly in the chamber. in Deputies. The official said that “the veto power is presidential” and that Milei “was clear” that he would not share in that tribute.
Francos confirmed: “The Government does not accept to participate in the Country Tax, which is very temporary, since it will end when the exchange rate ends.” This is the tax paid when foreign currency purchases are made for savings, to pay for services abroad or for those who use a credit or debit card to pay for consumption in foreign currency.
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The Minister of the Interior said that “a burden cannot be generated for the State on a tax that has to disappear with the elimination of the stocks”, which otherwise would generate “an obligation to supplant those incomes with other taxes”, and insisted that The transitory nature of the Country Tax “makes it not feasible to share it” with the provinces, in statements to Radio Rivadavia.
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