The Finance minister and Government spokesperson,María Jesús Montero, has assured this Wednesday that the Government“it’s not going to raise taxes nor the middle class nor the working class”and has reiterated that the tax proposal of the Executive is already in the Congress with some new figures, as therates Google and Tobinand in the failed project budget.
As he pointed out during his intervention in the control session the Government in the Congress in response to a question from the deputy of VoxIvan Espinosa de los Monteros, who for the fourth session consecutively has inquired the minister about the tax increase that is expected to the Executive.
“This Government will not raise taxes nor the middle class nor the working class”, has been repeated on two occasions Montero, who has explained that the tax proposal of the coalition Government is already in the Lower House, with some figures of tax, as rates Google and Tobin, and inthe draft Budget that went forward.
These included measures such asa minimum rate of 15% on Corporations, 18% for banking, and oil, a levy of 5% of the dividends to companies, the creation of the fees the Tobin and Google,an increase in the personal income TAX on high incomes; a rise of 1% in Equity to the fortunes of over 10 million, matching the diesel with the gasoline or a new law on the fight against fraud, among others.
Last week he also presented a blueprint for the creation of a levy on single-use containers at the rate of 0,45 euros per kilo of packaging.
For his part, Espinosa de los Monteros (Vox) has accused Montero that does not respond to their questions, “concrete” on whether to raise the TAX to workers, the corporate tax, social contributions or you are going to force you to pay Inheritance and gift, showinghis fear that “the middle class is going to load it with more taxes”.
The deputy Vox has reminded Montero that before your Government existed by taxes, as well as ministers from 1705 toPhilip V,and even socialists such asSolbes, or Salgado, that “compared to today seem very moderate”.
Also, he has criticized the president of the Government talk of “counter-cyclical policies” in “the worst moment of crisis, and liquidity, in part by the epidemic, in part by the management of the crisis”.
For this reason, we have reprochazo that “threaten” them with new fees and taxes, “threatening the growth of the economy and the workers.” As well, has asked the Executivereturn to the path of “moderation traditional” of the PSOEand don’t let it “drag” by “radicals,” as the vice-president of the Government,Paul’s Churches.
Vox represents “those who speak in convertibles”
In the face of these statements, Montero has indicated to Espinosa de los Monteros that are not going to find in “personal attacks” on members of the Government or deputies, and has defended the model of society that seeks to be “more resilient to situations of vulnerability” in the field of education or health care, as opposed to the Vox, which in his opinion represents “those who speak in convertibles andwith golf clubs“.
In addition, he stressed that what represents a “threat” is the position of Vox, because it “permanentlymake incitement to confrontation and hatred,to face different groups of people and territories”, to which the citizenship attends “astonished”.
However, she has said that she is concerned about is the position of the PP, as, he recalled, Vox saidthe gay pride demonstration would “leave a bad smell”this Tuesday, the spokesman ‘popular’ in the Senate,Javier Maroto, said that Spain “smells like the 8M”. “Gentlemen of the PP, what means that Spain smells like the 8M?, what we smell women?”, has been added.