Nadia Calvino has Considered that Spain should “Increase Tax Collection”

The Vice President of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation of the Government, Nadia Calvino, has considered that Spain should “increase tax collection in the medium term” by the hand of “new tax figures”. In an interview published this Sunday by the newspaper La Vanguardia, Nadia Calvino also stated that a “more current approach” to structural reforms will have to be made, with the recommendations of the European Commission in recent years. In practice, this would imply not modifying the labor reform, a point that divides the coalition government by the position of United Podemos and its leader, Pablo Iglesias.

Regarding a possible increase in taxes, the minister recalled the need to strengthen the collection system and also the medium-term sustainability of public accounts, which is why it will be necessary to “increase tax collection”. This increase will come from the hand of “new tax figures aligned with the green agenda”, he added.

The third vice-president and minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation has set the objective of “consolidating the recovery observed since May” to face the crisis after the coronavirus pandemic, with structural reforms aligned with the recommendations of the European Commission among the it has not specifically cited labor reform. Calviño has called for caution to assess historical figures such as the fall in GDP caused by the pandemic, and has considered that all economic forecasts will be marked by high uncertainty in the coming months.

Government measures to help families, the self-employed and businesses will force Spain to make an additional debt issue of around 100,000 million, which “can be a drag on future generations, and for this reason, it is necessary to invest very well the resources. ”

 

 

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The Vice President of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation of the Government, Nadia Calvino, has considered that Spain should "increase tax collection in the medium term" by the hand of "new tax figures".

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