Tax reform: businessmen express concern about possible delays in the idea of ​​adopting legislation Economy


The business associations that met in the Confederation of Production and Trade (CPC) expressed concern about the possible voting on the idea of ​​adopting legislation a tax reform project.

Contractors who comply with the property order he will try to leave for March This process is supposed to "reach all sectors", while the government has maintained optimism since it is approved this month.

A possible delay was disturbed by a large company and warned that if not, impact on growth expectations, as stressed by CPC President Alfonso Swett.

In the opposition, some Members of the Finance Committee suggested that a vote on the idea of ​​a legislative process be held in March, at the next meetings of the body, to accept all sectors.

Socialist Party leader Manuel Monsalve added that it makes sense to postpone the process to the return of a legislative revocation.

The concern of businessmen was exposed to Finance Minister Felipe Larraine this morning at a meeting that lasted more than two hours at the headquarters of the CPC.

Larraín remained optimistic about the adoption of the idea of ​​adopting legislation this month. In addition, in response to a demand from the private sector to lift the proposal for a tax on digital services, he said that they will evaluate all the ideas.

The business community demanded that the tax reform be a proposal 19% tax burden for technology platforms and not just 10%, as the project considers.

This could affect the costs paid by users, according to BDO's expert for BDO and tax law expert Rodrigo Benítez.

"It's not about losing these funds, but we need to see what these resources will invest in," Benítez added.

At the moment, the initiative that the government called "modernization of taxes" had simple necessity.

Tomorrow they will present themselves to the Finance Committee, the National Director of the Internal Taxation Service (SII), the Chilealimentos representative and the Libertad y Desarrollo Institute.


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