The head of the Finance Palace will officially forward the request to the Chamber of Deputies so that the MP Cecilia Moreau Inform the presidential candidate of Libertad Avanza to note that the discussion on the law of laws will take place after October 22nd.
In this way Massa corresponds to the Financial administration law -by submitting the draft budget on time, but also takes into account the argument put forward by Milei in the sense that the electoral scenario must be taken into account when discussing the draft budget.
In this context, the Finance Minister, Raul Rigo is working overtime to arrive on time for the budget project submission this Friday.
This Monday a letter from MP Milei was published in which he asked: “Given the importance of the parliamentary discussion of the bill Budget law With regard to the new term of office of the President, which begins on December 10, 2023, this Presidency is respectfully requested to examine the possibility of temporarily exempting the national executive power from the obligation provided for in Article 26 of Law No. 24,156 until the moment of completion of the Electoral act referred to in Article 2 of the aforementioned Decree No. 237/2023, taking into account in particular the competitive electoral performance shown by our force in the last elections”.
According to reports in Palacio de Hacienda, the government will in principle expect a budget deficit of 0.9%, although the aim is to achieve a primary surplus of 1% of GDP.
On his part and by an instruction from the Interbloc Together for change He made it known that “Massa must present the 2024 draft budget this Friday.” They also demand that “the supplement to the 2023 budget be sent, since the cumulative inflation in the year has already exceeded the 60% benchmark adopted in 2022.”
Likewise, they questioned the “reduction in taxes for some sectors without reducing public spending, which means that it is financed entirely by monetary spending, that is, by increasing inflation.”