The reform project of Income tax will be debated this afternoon in the premises of the Chamber of Deputies, while there will be strong trade union mobilization around the congress. In this context, the deputy and presidential candidate for Advances in freedom, Javier Miley announced how he will vote in the district.
“I will vote whenever taxes are reduced, I don’t care about political calculations. I’ll leave you the exclusive,” Milei said during a presentation to the Petroleum Club.
The Budget and Finance Commission, headed by Carlos Heller, met on Monday and signed with an official majority the project report, which was presented last week in deputies by the Minister of Economic Affairs. Sergio Massa.
The special session is scheduled for this Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the request of the bloc of national deputies Union for the Homeland which will try to advance the profit cut project for 2024 after Massa applied the cut by decree from October.
Together for change It has already announced its rejection locally, but Unión por la Patria is seeking the support of the Allied blocs.
“In the presidential election campaigns, gains were promised based on the idea that work is not gain,” emphasized Heller in the committee debate, referring to former President Mauricio Macri.
The radical Alejandro Cacace questioned “the fiscal impact of abolishing the fourth category and a new floor of $1,700,000, which would represent a cost of 0.83% of GDP.”
“It will have an impact on revenues and later on provincial revenues,” lamented the UCR deputy for San Luis.
The debate on the official initiative is accompanied by an important mobilization of the trade unions around the congress.
Unionists march to Congress to support profit reform project
Aligned behind the presidential candidacy of Sergio Massa Despite its internal divisions, the trade union movement will march in full force to Congress this Tuesday to express its support for the bill to abolish the income tax in the fourth category, which the Minister of Economy is pushing in the middle of the election campaign.
On the same day that the Chamber of Deputies will discuss the initiative, the CGT and the two CTAs will mobilize in Parliament to support the adoption of the initiative that excludes from the tax the group of workers who earn the highest salaries above 700,875 pesos per month.
Several unions spread on social networks some of the slogans of the march, such as “Salary is not profit”, as part of the militancy that they have carried out in favor of Massa in view of the presidential elections of October 22 and 2016, in response to the criticism that has been leveled against the other two most competitive candidates, libertarians Javier Milei and Patricia Bullrich, were voiced by Together for Change.
“This CGT will continue to defend workers’ income and the ultimate abolition of this tax,” the CGT said last week in the statement calling for mobilization.
In this context, the Moyanismo also criticized Together for Change for announcing that it would not accompany the measure because it saw it as “electoral”, for which the Camioneros leaders warned that the opposition front “in this way harms everyone”. Argentine people”.