They question the creation of a new tax for those who entered the laundering

Alberto Fernández backed a bill to establish a special tax for those who entered the 2017 tax laundering

President Alberto Fernández endorsed a bill that prepares the Front of All to establish a special tax on those who entered the laundering Fiscal 2017, during the Government of Mauricio Macri.

“It is logical that they make an effort,” said the head of state.

He noted that those who entered the tax sincere were “those who have gained the most or who have benefited the most after having defrauded the State for not paying taxes, “he said.

“It is much more reasonable to ask for an effort from them than from Carla Vizzoti (Secretary of Access to Health) who earns $ 150,000 and who is working all day on the street. That law has a greater logic than what they say we give something of our salary, “said Alberto Fernández in an interview with the blog El Cohete a la Luna.

The voice of the experts

Iván Sasovsky, CEO of Sasovsky & Asociados pointed out that “from a technical point of view, those who accessed the laundering today are contributors to their assets in the same way as those who have not agreed to that amnesty. “

“The modality from which that heritage to be declared is incorporated it does not generate differences in taxable capacity that allow any type of differentiation to be made by justifiable class; reason why to prosper would bring a wave of judgments and not the necessary collection effect at the moment “, warned Sasovsky.

“Let’s think that the differential rate for foreign equity in force today is going to be prosecuted. A measure in this sense will not achieve the desired objective, unless they are more ideological than tax issues, “explained the taxpayer.

“The value of the heritage that was opened in 2016 today it may not exist or be reduced dramatically by the fall in investments worldwide “, added.

“I personally don’t think this will lead to anything good if it starts from a fallacy of going against an amnesty that it had its corresponding law to be carried out and whose origin of those patrimonies is already prescribed, “Sasovsky concluded.

Meanwhile, Diego Fraga, partner of the RCTZZ study pointed out to iProfessional than a new tax on those who laundered “would be to punish those who entered the amnesty of the previous government in charge of Mauricio Macri “.

“The serious thing is that this delicate social and economic situation is used to reinstate a closed issue. Constitutionally it is not viable, because those who laundered have already paid a tax to regularize”, Fraga warns.

“Furthermore, with that criterion,Why not apply a tax to those who would benefit from previous tax laundering? The laundering of Law 26,860 (approved during the government of Cristina Fernández) was a laundering that had no cost, if it was invested in real estate or in certain titles that paid an interesting rent in dollars. And those who benefited from the moratoriums? “Asks Fraga.

On the other hand, those who adhered to the tax sincere and were “punished” with the financial income tax, with the quasi default and with the surcharge of the personal property tax.

“If a tax were applied to only some sincere people, it would be marking an dangerous precedent for future governments of another sign to punish alleged sympathizers from the previous one (which is not correct either, since many taxpayers sympathetic to the current government have also adhered to the sincere approval of the Macri administration), “said study partner RCTZZ.

“The President surely notices that if this project is approved, it would play against it in the future, because when all this sanitary and economic chaos ends surely you will have to go to the approval of a tax amnesty to regularize the black money flows that have been generated in recent years. Unfortunately, with a high percentage of our economy in informality, we must recognize that reality and understand that Alberto will need these funds in the future. You can’t shoot yourself in the foot. “Fraga added.

“In other countries, extraordinary taxes are being analyzed on high assets or extraordinary profits of certain companies. The problem is that here in Argentina we have already spent the cartridge to increase personal assets for those who have assets abroad. And until now the effects have not been good, since it has led some taxpayers to move to friendlier tax places, “Fraga concluded.

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